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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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Amazingly FABULOUS!!!!

All adults but there wasn't an option! Thought this was amazingly fabulous for the Easter Sunday... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah C
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Very Enjoyable Day Out!

Although it was a very wet bank holiday, we braved the Open Air Museum and thoroughly enjoyed our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Freddie K
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Newland Park Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4AB, England
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+44 1494 871117
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"tea room"
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"different buildings"
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"run by volunteers"
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"local history"
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"working farm"
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"all ages"
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"play area"
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"children's playground"
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"school trip"
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"iron age house"
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"pre fab"
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All adults but there wasn't an option! Thought this was amazingly fabulous for the Easter Sunday! There is so much to see an do from the live folk band and real life actors showing what it was like back then in the olden days. Food...More

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it was a very wet bank holiday, we braved the Open Air Museum and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. There are lots of fascinating buildings to see and the volunteers are very friendly and provide a host of information about the buildings. There is a...More

Thank Freddie K
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

This is an entertaining day out. Buildings from different eras have been transported here and rebuilt exactly as they were. There is also a Stone Age hut. The woodland park setting is very tranquil and the rustic tea shop is a real pleasure.

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

I'd previously gone in November with my wife and two kids and decided to go back with my daughter for the Victorian Christmas event. The museum is very atmospheric, a place to travel back in time and the staff are friendly. On the event me...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

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

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Reviewed October 21, 2017 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

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Reviewed October 16, 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
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Reviewed October 15, 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
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Reviewed October 6, 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
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Reviewed October 5, 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
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mizg2001
April 19, 2018|
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Response from ChilternOAM | Property representative |
Yes, there's plenty of space for picnicking.
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lucymagee
October 31, 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.
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Laura P
May 30, 2017|
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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
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