Gifts and Experience Days

experience days at Chiltern Open Air Museum

Experience Days and Workshops

If you are interested in sharing an experience with your family or friends or learning a new skill, we can provide you with a unique and memorable experience. All of our experience days take place in or around the Museum’s historic buildings and are led by our experienced team. You can find all our experience days with available dates to book via our online shop here.

Gift Vouchers are currently unavailable to purchase whilst we revise how they are processed. If you have a gift voucher to use please find a suitable date via our online shop and enter the voucher code into the coupon/discount code section at the checkout.

We offer a variety of experience days and workshops including:

Blacksmith Experience Day

Explore working as a traditional blacksmith in our classic Victorian Forge, where you will learn the skills and basic techniques of the blacksmith and make your own simple hand forged object to take home. Find out more

Willow Weaving and Sculpting Experience Day

A great introduction to the ancient craft of willow weaving and sculpture.  Learn the basic techniques and go home with an amazing sculpture to display in your home or garden.  No experience necessary. Find out more

Working with Straw: An Introduction Experience Day

An introduction to the ancient art of making corn dollies and traditional decorative items.  Come along and embrace an endangered craft with expert tuition and guidance from our highly skilled and experienced member of the Guild of Straw Craftsmen. No experience necessary. Find out more

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