Book a ticket for just £5! Our gardens and grounds are now open on Saturdays and Sundays until 6th December. There is currently filming happening onsite so some areas may be dressed for scenes and not as accessible as usual. All tickets must be pre-booked online.

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Museum Blog

The Charcoal Kiln

Next to the Bodger’s Area in our woodland is a charcoal kiln that is used to make charcoal that is sold in our shop. The Estate Team fired up the kiln in August and document the process for us to share with you all. We started off by making bridges of wood across the bottom

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We need your support

We need your support

We would usually open every year daily between the end of March and October. However the Covid-19 emergency means we haven’t yet had the chance to open our doors to the public in 2020. As an independent museum and charity, we receive no government or local authority funding and have now lost all our regular

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Chilterns Conservation Board Echoed Locations

Echoed Locations- Recording the Sounds of the Chilterns

Help record the sounds of the Chilterns Noise. Something which is all around us and we mostly tune into either when it is an annoying sound (someone else’s music on the train, fighter jets overhead, rush hour traffic) or when we want to tune out of the environment around us (by plugging into a podcast

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Colne Valley Regional Park Heron

The Colne Valley Regional Park

Chiltern Open Air Museum is part of the Colne Valley Regional Park. The area boasts beautiful walks and other beauty spots and places to visit. Alex Gaffney, PR and Communications Manager, at the Colne Valley Park Business Centre tells us about what the Regional Park has to offer. The Colne Valley Regional Park Forty-three square

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