Friends of the American Museum & Gardens

Friends of the American Museum & Gardens Friends of the American Museum & Gardens engages Americans in the museum's mission of bringing Ameri

Friends of the American Museum in Britain engages Americans in the museum's mission of bringing American history and cultures to the people of Britain and Europe through its collection of folk and decorative arts, as well as temporary exhibits. Friends of the American Museum in Britain and the Halcyon Foundation provide a vital source of financial support to the museum through US memberships and d

onations. US citizens can make a tax deductible contribution to the American Museum in Britain through the Halcyon Foundation which is a 501(c)(3) organization.

April news!

April news!

CLAVERTON THEATRE CLUB September 2022 Dear Theatre Friends: We are pleased to announce our Fall 2022 lineup which includes a matinee to Some Like It Hot and an evening performance of Leopoldstadt. On

Help Save our Conestoga Wagon!

Help Save our Conestoga Wagon!

The Conestoga Wagon is the largest item in our collection. We want to restore it and build a shelter to preserve it for the future.


Spring is feeling closer by the day.
Beautiful sunlight on Claverton Manor, home of the American Museum, captured by our gardener volunteer Kath

Friends of the American Museum & Gardens The American Museum & Gardens Presents A Journey of Discovery with Peter Lauritzen Treasures of the Imperial Electors, Kings of Saxony, Prussia and German Empe

CLAVERTON THEATRE CLUB February 9, 2022 Dear Theatre Friends: Always bet on the side of chaos and you will be right! You may have read that the run of Plaza Suite has been extended through June. Two w


Changing colours, heading towards autumn, the last days of summer. A peaceful morning in our gardens. Come and enjoy a walk, and a coffee with a view.


The American Museum & Gardens pauses to reflect today on the events of 9/11. Our thoughts are with our families and friends who were affected by the events 20 years ago.

Prague and Dresden - Fall 2021

Prague and Dresden - Fall 2021

Friends of the American Museum & Gardens Prague & Dresden Electoral and Royal Capitals with Guest Lecturer Peter Lauritzen September 25 - October 4, 2021 Dear Travelers, Please save the dates for this


Wahoo! Weโ€™re opening again ๐Ÿคฉ

Our gardens and childrenโ€™s play area will be opening on the 13th March in time for Motherโ€™s Day.

There is no need to book, simply turn up and immerse yourself in the beautiful views, fill your lungs with fresh air, enjoy the signs of spring, explore our vast acres of parklandโ€ฆor simply climb, swing and slide yourself around the play area.

Take away drinks, lunch and treats will also be available.

We're really looking forward to seeing you all again very soon ๐Ÿ˜˜

For admission prices please see here ๐Ÿ‘‡

The American Museum & Gardens joining the viral Bernie meme... image of new Children's Gardens!

The American Museum & Gardens joining the viral Bernie meme... image of new Children's Gardens!



Welcome back though TBH our gardens have been open during Lockdown 2 ๐Ÿ˜‚

Christmas is a little different this year at your favourite museum so head here to find out:

One thing to note...we have an AMAZING Christmas shop this year, so remember to bring your purse/wallet/payment device ๐Ÿ˜˜ ๐ŸŽ

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Where's your Sunday taking you? Up or down? Left or right?
Can we help? Start your new adventure here:

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Read all about it here:

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Head gardener Andrew Cannell takes us on a virtual tour of the New American Garden and Mount Vernon

Claverton Theatre Club

Claverton Theatre Club


What a way to kick off 2020! We're on the front cover of February's The English Garden Magazine and are one of the main features too. Pick up your copy today.


Head gardener Andy is giving a speech in New York tonight about our new Mount Vernon garden, alongside Dean Norton the Director for Horticulture at Mount Vernon in Virginia. He sent us this snap from the . We're not jealous at all....
Good luck Andy!

Please Join Us - 2019 Americana Lecture

Please Join Us - 2019 Americana Lecture


The wonderful Kaffe Fassett was chatting to BBC Radio Bristol this morning about our new exhibition. You can listen back here (skip to at 2hours 42mins)๐Ÿ‘‰


Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in America exhibition is up and ready for you...opens 16th March, hands up who's coming?๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿคš๐Ÿ––๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ


With a natural amphitheatre, monumental sculptures, and swathes of flora from the United States, The American Museumโ€™s new gardens offer a fresh perspective on horticulture from across the pond. Words by Jessica Hope With its spectacular views over the Limpley Stoke Valley and tranquil setting, th...


This incredible bust is inspired by the story that after being elected President in 1860, Lincoln caught sight of a double image of himself in a mirror with one a healthy, happy image, the second a ghostly pale image. Bust included in 'Face to Face with Angela Connerโ€™ More deets here: Photo by John Bulmer ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ


Halcyon Foundation 555 Fifth Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm


(212) 370-0198


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