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Chiltern Open Air Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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A good place to see a variety of different buildings, loving restored. Very interesting as you can... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Sue B
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Tring, United Kingdom
Great place for younger kids

I went on a day when there was a Roman re-enactment and it was well worth it. The buildings are... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
JaneSmithxyz
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London, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Newland Park Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4AB, England
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

A good place to see a variety of different buildings, loving restored. Very interesting as you can go inside and see how people lived. Lots of events through the year

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I went on a day when there was a Roman re-enactment and it was well worth it. The buildings are all authentic and really interesting and the walk through the surrounding woodland was enjoyed by all. Take a picnic though as the queues for food...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JaneSmithxyz
Reviewed 30 October 2018

In looking for something different to do this certainly fitted the bill. A collection of old buildings moved and reconstructed on site, all types and very historic from farm buildings to farm houses. Free parking and a café on site and a nice little shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank NAS1954
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on a grey rainy day, not the best conditions for a visit to an open air museum. However it became a blessing as we had the place almost to ourselves. This in turn gave us the full attention of the staff and volunteers who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mcw1232016
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Came here with my wife and what a wonderful treat it was, 3hrs of viewing buildings from years gone by, it bought back so many memories. We definitely recommend anyone in the area with time on their hands to take a leisurely stroll round and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Covbaggie
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Despite living in the Chilterns for years, I've never visited this museum before. We went on a sunny Sunday in July, we were very impressed. I particularly liked the pre fab, and the iron age house. It is really pleasant just walking around the place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank vicky73111
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I hadn't been here since a school visit many years ago and was very unsure how much enjoyment my 3-year-old would get from it. But of all the places we've taken him, this was probably the one he engaged with the most. We loved how...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank WWanderer20
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I was not sure whether this would be worth the visit but I was really very glad that I went. On a fine day it was a real pleasure to walk round the site which features a range of interesting and often quaint old buildings,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank David F
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The weather was nice so we visited this museum and were genuinely surprised at how great it was. The shop entrance leads you to a really interesting and special place. It is spread over a large area there is a path which takes you round...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hmlhhf
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Went with my family of mixed ages from my husband of 71 to my great granddaughter of 3. we all had a really great day. It was funny watching the kids washing dirty nappies using a washboard and dolly then putting them through the mangle....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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KellyE1722
21 September 2018|
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Response from Ricky38London | Reviewed this property |
Sorry cant remember but I'm sure its on the website
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mizg2001
19 April 2018|
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Response from ChilternOAM | Property representative |
Yes, there's plenty of space for picnicking.
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lucymagee
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.
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