Fun family activities every day
Here is a list of our top things to do at Chiltern Open Air Museum. Let us know if you have any suggestions of your own!
- Construct model buildings in Northolt Barn.
- Try out one of our free children’s activity backpacks. Pick one up from the Visitor Information Centre in Astleham Manor Cottage.
- Try on a WWI uniform in the Nissen Hut and listen to fighter planes roaring overhead!
- Play in our adventure playground which is inspired by the historic buildings found at the Museum.
- Have a chat with the animals – including our cows, sheep, chickens, goats and heavy horses Joshua, Samuel and Harvey.
- Explore the Woodland Walk and visit the bird hide.
- “Spend a penny” in real Edwardian Public Conveniences!
- Put your spare change down the Wellhead on the Village Green and hear the well spirits talk!
- Play with historic children’s games in Thame Vicarage Room and the 1940s Amersham Prefab.
- Try on our Victorian accessories in Haddenham Croft Cottage and take some great selfies.