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If you have never discovered Abingdon's County Hall Museum now is the perfect time as we reopened in July 2012 after a £3 million restoration project. Visit our new galleries and discover why Abingdon is known as 'the oldest continuously inhabited...more
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
County Hall Market Place | Abingdon, Abingdon OX14 3HG, England
This former Assize Court building dates back over 300 years. Right in the Town Centre and housing a free Museum. You can pay to go up onto the roof for panoramic views. Ours was a flying visit due to time constraints but there are lots...More
Didn't expect this place to be open on a Sunday as wasn't really expecting too much when we did find it open. What a fantastic little museum full of little gems and a complete history of the town. There was an MG exhibit there when...More
Its hard to knock this simple Christopher Wren Building.
Unique design slap bang in the middle of The Historic Abingdon
It is what is is in modern parlance.
Frequently accessible and very clean.
Abingdon is a town with great potential,
I visited the museum on a sunny day in May with my year 3 class. We had a splendid visit. The staff was very welcoming, accommodating and extremely knowledgeable. The museum is a little jem and the workshops and activities that we had were perfect...More
Interesting, well set out displays. Good worksheets and interactive activities for children. At certain times you can go up on the roof for lovely views of the town. Staff are friendly and helpful. Be aware though, there are a lot of steps.
We arrived late afternoon in Abingdon and stumbled across this little gem of a museum. It’s a quirkly place, spread out over different floors/galleries and full of all kinds of exhibits - and free (donations welcome). They range from fossils to a MG car, and...More
I have sent this sort of building before for instance in Amersham however this is an impressive example, the content of this museum is well put together Abingdon history while not wild is interesting if you in town check it out.