18 Bull Plain
SG14 1DT
01992 582686
Open Tue-Sat 10-5
Hertford Museum
Curator: Sara Taylor
Assistant Curator: Catherine Walker
Finance Manager: Montse Day
Learning Officer: Joanne Marychurch
Email: hertfordmuseum@btconnect.com

Charity Number: 312142
Accredited Museum Number: 807
Annual Report: 2014 - 2015

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Our Mission Statement: Hertford Museum aims to collect, preserve and interpret evidence of the history of the county town and surrounding parishes in the district of East Hertfordshire for the interest, enjoyment and understanding of the local community and other visitors.

Hertfordshire Hidden Heroines

30th April 2nd July 2016
Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00pm


Discover the amazing stories of some of Hertfordshire's hidden heroines. Be inspired by nearly 2000 years of astonishing women, from Edwardian parachutists to pioneers of science. Listen to today's Herts heroines telling their stories on our listening post.

With original art work insipred by the project and fun interactives to engage little heroes and heroines.




Oak Apple Day

At Hertford Museum
Saturday 28th May, 10:30am – 3:30pm

Come and celebrate Oak Apple Day at Hertford Museum and discover how Charles II escaped his pursuers with the help of an oak tree. Mr and Mrs History will be here to help you get hands on, plus a free craft activity and more.


Donations welcome.

May Half Term Holidays at Hertford Museum

During the School Holidays there's plenty to see and do at Hertford Museum- take a look at our newsletter or What's On page for full details!

May Half Term School Holidays: Nuts about Nature!

Tuesday 31st of May to Thursday 2nd of June

10.30 am – 3.30 pm (last entry 3.00 pm)

Drop in and take part in craft activities inspired by all things to do with nature. Make a clay sculpture, create a contruside scene and more!

Drop in, 1.50 per child.


Hertford Museum Presents: The Wicked Lady

At Hertford Museum

Saturday 18th June 7.30 for 8pm screening

Don’t miss this exciting cinematic experience at Hertford Museum! Enjoy an evening visit to our Hertfordshire’s Hidden Heroines Exhibition then sit back with a drink and some popcorn and enjoy Margaret Lockwood’s devilish turn as the Hertfordshire Highwaywoman based on Herts Hidden Heroine Katherine Ferrers.

Tickets are extremely limited to this exclusive event so we strongly advise booking in advance. Please note this film is rated PG.
Tickets £5 per person includes one bag of popcorn
Pay bar available.

Summer Holidays Listings

Summertime at Hertford Museum!
26th July- 1st September 2016

For more information about events at Hertford Museum follow the link to our What's On page to learn more!

Virtual Tour

You can now take a virtual tour of the refurbished Hertford Museum using our 360° panoramas.

Screenshot of virtual tour View our new museum virtual tour here

The tour features ten viewpoints on both the ground and first floors of the museum.

You can visit our reception, early museum display, temporary exhibition area and a wide variety of displays on the first floor.

The tour also features clickable information balloons that provide more information about some of our exhibits.

Hertford Museum is supported by...

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HRJ Foreman Laws logo

GPFM Financial Planners logo Longmores Solicitors logo
Wilkins Kennedy LLP logo

We would also like to thank all of our Patrons- find out more about how you can support the museum here.

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