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.
Hertford's Musical Heritage
11th July - 12th September 2015
Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00pm
This Summer Hertford Museum will explore the diverse musical heritage of the county town and surrounding villages. From the 1700s with Hertford’s first concert promoter to today’s vibrant music scene, visitors will discover how we have recorded, performed and listened to music through an eclectic mix of museum collections, oral history recordings and images.
We will also be staging a series of live music events to showcase the wonderful diversity of musical talent Hertford can be so proud of (watch this space for further details!)
SUMMER HOLIDAY FUN!
This summer Hertford Museum is running drop in activities for all ages every Tuesday and Wednesday and special bookable events for older children on Thursdays!
Whether you it's making model dinosaur feet, designing a minature masterpiece, making a collage or even taking part in song writing workshops there's plenty to do for ALL ages.
Week One - ‘Let’s Make Music!’
Week Two - Dinosaur Crazy
Week Three - Hertford’s Hoard
Week Four - Miniature Masterpieces
Week Five - Detectives!
To book a place on our Thursday sessions please drop in or phone the museum on 01992 582686.
Live music at Hertford Museum!
Every Saturday 11th July - 12th September
2.30 - 3.00pm
Every Saturday throughout our Beautiful Noise exhibition there will be live music in the gallery including Hertford Choral Society, the Courtyard Quartet and James Nighthawk. Drop in to hear from a variety of Hertford's music scene and be inspired by our local musicians!
Click here for a full list of musicians taking part!
Beautiful Noise and all associated events are sponsored by Hertford Choral Society
For more information about events at Hertford Museum follow the link to our What's On page to learn more!
You can now take a virtual tour of the refurbished Hertford Museum using our 360° panoramas.
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.