Abingdon County Hall Museum help

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

Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place Abingdon-on-Thames Oxfordshire OX14 3HG, UK

+44 (0)1235 523703



Visitor Information

Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place Abingdon-on-Thames Oxfordshire OX14 3GH, UK

Tuesday-Sunday 10am-4pm and Bank Holiday Mondays Closed 24 December - 2 January inclusive

Free. Small charge for access to rooftop viewing area. Roof open every weekend from April to October (weather permitting).




Function space

Guided tour

Public programmes

Membership club


Other Facilities

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'.
51.670013 -1.281445 16 Abingdon County Hall Museum
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