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Chiltern Open Air Museum

Newland Park Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4AB, England
+44 1494 871117
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Lovely day out

Fascinating history of local buildings. We were lucky to visit on a day where heavy horses were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marlow, United Kingdom
School Visit

This museum is a lovely place to come just for a wander or for a school trip - if you are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Newland Park Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4AB, England
+44 1494 871117
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating history of local buildings. We were lucky to visit on a day where heavy horses were being demonstrated which was fantastic. As a mixed age family group, there was something for everyone. I would say though as a Wheelchair user the paths were a...More

Thank Nix_guitar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a lovely place to come just for a wander or for a school trip - if you are interested in history then there are numerous rebuilt houses and buildings from around the country. Lots of space and acres of woodland walks. There...More

Thank SoniaGriff
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Hi came here today Monday 16th Oct., We had our scheduled group activities with the museum staff. There are lots of great buildings to see, Prefabs, Anderson shelters, which our yr 6 study, the Iron Age house, the Tin Chapel, cottages , two large Barnes...More

Thank kamaldeep101
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I have visited Chiltern open Air Museum with my class from school, my daughter and nephew, also with friends. Every visit has been enjoyable and there is always something new to see. Well worth the visits.

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We visit family in this area and often look for places of interest to visit. We hadn't planned on visiting this museum but on a ride down narrow lanes we spotted the sign. The museum is excellent, here are no frills but there is a...More

Thank UlverstonJanet
Reviewed 5 October 2017

What a great place to relax. We have been before but this time we took our two dogs, Yes dogs are allowed!! The staff are very friendly and its great to wonder around and look at history and a wonder around the woods, could do...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Went here 26th Sept 17. There are about 35 different buildings to view. The buildings have been collected from around the country and reassembled on this large site, which is about half a mile square. The site caters for all age groups but not really...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We spent about 3 hours here at this wonderful open air museum - admittedly the weather was lovely which greatly helped as you could wander at leisure amongst the rescued buildings (several of which have been used in TV series - eg the prefab in...More

1  Thank Solange888
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had quite a lacklustre visit here for my little boy's 3rd birthday. One of the houses was closed for refurbishment and the iron age house, which we were really looking forward to, was closed for an event. Annoyingly, we followed the signs down the...More

Thank Binkyz
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Having lived close by most of my life I hadnt ever visited this museum before.We spent a lovely afternoon enjoying the buildings, the gardens and thenhistory of this museum. A great place for all age groups. Its great that the local history is being kept...More

Thank sharonwaters22
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30 October 2017|
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Response from Bertie16 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I was only a visitor myself,contact Chiltern administration maybe the thing to do ,Regards Bertie.
Laura P
30 May 2017|
Response from ChilternOAM | Property representative |
Hi Laura Thanks for your enquiry. As a registered charity and independent museum which costs over £1000 to run each day and receives no regular external funding, I'm afraid that we are not able to offer free entry. Details... More
denis s
27 September 2016|
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Response from Hamish42 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Whichever station you choose you would need to get a taxi to the Museum as it is approached down narrow country roads.I would not advise walking on them.