Cowper & Newton Museum
The Georgian home of the 18th-century poet and hymn writer, William Cowper. It now contains an extensive collection of furniture, personal possessions and manuscripts of William Cowper and his
friend the Rev John Newton, including the first edition of the Olney Hymns. The most famous hymn they wrote was Amazing Grace.
The exhibition of lace includes Buckingham Lace and some from Bruges.
Discover many items from Olney past including dinosaur bones, Roman coins and Civil War Relics from the Battle of Olney
There are also two walled gardens and Cowpers summer house.
Cowper and Newton Museum
Market Square, Olney, MK46 4AJ
March to December 10.00a.m. to 5.00p.m. Tues to Sat
Tel: (01234) 711516
For more information visit our web site at (url "http//www.cowperandnewtonmuseum.org"
Coach parties and school visits are welcome by appointment. Disabled persons are very welcome too.