2019 opening day WWI Nissen hut celebration
For this weekend only explore the Museum by paying a
On Saturday 30 March, we re opening for the 2019 season.
On this day in celebration of English Tourism Week we
will be officially opening our completed WWI Nissen hut
to the public!
Join us for a special WWI living history event. See
costumed re-enactors showing how the Tommies would relax
on the home front and what weapons and kit they used when
fighting. Nurse and chaplain re-enactors will demonstrate
how they supported the troops on the front line and back
Visitors can take part in a poppy trail and dress up in
WWI officer and nurse costumes.
On Saturday 30th March, there will also be the
opportunity to chat to our Museum team about educational
visits, group visits, experience days, weddings and event
at the Museum, our Annual Pass scheme, volunteering, what
we do here, our latest projects and how you can support
The event is part of a Heritage Lottery Funded project to
rebuild a WWI Nissen hut on the Museum site to
commemorate WWI in the Chilterns and to tell the stories
of local war heroes.
date: 30 – 31 March 2019
time: 10 – 5pm
venue: Chiltern Open Air Museum
Newland Park, Gorelands Lane
Chalfont St Giles
cost: Entry by donation
event email: firstname.lastname@example.org
event web: www.coam.org.uk
event tel nos: 01494871117