18 Bull Plain
SG14 1DT
01992 582686
Open Tue-Sat 10-5
Hertford Museum
Curator: Sara Taylor
Assistant Curator: Sarah Keeling
Administrator: Connie Taylor
Learning Officer: Joanne Marychurch
Email: hertfordmuseum@btconnect.com

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

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The Museum will be open on Christmas Eve until 2pm and then closed over Christmas. We reopen at 10am Saturday 2nd January 2016.

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.

Christmas Magic

Hertford Christmas Gala & Lights Switch On

Hertford St Andrwes Choir singing at Hertford Museum

Friday 27th November, 4:00 8:00 pm

To celebrate the Christmas lights switch on, drop in to the Museum to hear the Hertford St Andrews Choir sing, get into the festive spirit with a craft activity and even visit Father Christmas in his Grotto (there will be a small charge to see Father Christmas).

We will also be revealing our Christmas tree decorated with handmade ornaments made by our Knit & Natter group.

Click here to download a timetable for the night or pick one up in the museum!

Drop in- its free! Donations welcome.

A soldier looking across No Mans Land

From Bull Plain to the Battlefields

The Home Front & The Hertfordshire Regiment during the First World War

26th September 2015 - 30th January 2016
Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00pm

From the experiences of the Hertfordshire Regiment to the Home Front in East Herts, this exhibition tells the story of our district during the First World War. Discover amazing stories of courage, fortitude and kindness through our incredible collection of objects, images and war diaries and engaging interactives.


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...

Hertford Town Council logo

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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