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Abingdon County Hall Museum

Reopened on 7 July 2012 with three floors of new exhibitions. Following extensive restoration of the superb 17th century County hall, described by Pevsner as "the grandest town hall in England", the new museum displays tell the unique story of Abingdon-on-Thames. Exhibitions include all aspects of the locality - everything from a mammoth tooth to the MG sports car and the basement Crossley Pump Engine. Find out why Abingdon-on-Thames marks special occasions with bun throwing, and why it claims to be the oldest town in England.

Contact Details
Postal address iconAbingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place Abingdon-on-Thames Oxfordshire OX14 3HG, UK
Telephone number icon+44 (0)1235 523703
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Visitor Information
Physical address iconAbingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place Abingdon-on-Thames Oxfordshire OX14 3GH, UK, United Kingdom
Hours of operation iconTuesday-Sunday 10am-4pm and Bank Holiday Mondays Closed 24 December - 2 January inclusive
Charges iconFree. Small charge for access to rooftop viewing area. Roof open every weekend from April to October (weather permitting).

CafeShopFunction SpaceGuided TourPublic ProgrammesMembership ClubToilets
Lift only to basement and tearoom, stairs to main galleries. Family activities,trails and new tearoom run by the well known 'Throwing Buns' cafe - the 'Buns in the Basement'.


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