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Four and a bit Tractors

The Chiltern Open Air Museum farm is a key part of the Museum’s operation. It’s not just a static display of historic farm buildings and artefacts, but a working example of Chiltern farms of the past. Traditional practices are maintained where possible although the farm does not focus on any one particular era. Artefacts are

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Gardens at COAM

A Journey through the Museum’s Gardens

As well as a wonderful collection of historical rescued Chilterns buildings, the Chiltern Open Air Museum can also boast a variety of traditional small gardens that complement some of these. If you have an interest in gardens or just enjoy viewing them, the coming months are a great opportunity to visit and see the result

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Easter Traditions

My daughter and I love Easter time.  Alex because she gets time off school and me because I love chocolate eggs! As it is nearly upon us, we were talking about Easter the other day and that set me thinking about what Easter actually is and how its traditions came about? Easter is a very

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Goat walking at COAM

Goataly Unimpressed

Crystal, one of the Museum’s two goats was not impressed by a recent blog about goat walking and had other issues she wanted to air. “I was not amused by the recent blog about goat walking. It does not exactly put me in a good light and completely misinterprets the purpose of the walk. This

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