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.
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.
Special Opening Sunday 27th September 3pm Ė 5.30pm to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the courageous action of Corporal Alfred Burt V.C.
Hertford Museum Presents:
An Evening of Remembrance
11th November 2015 7.30pm
Join us at Hertford Theatre for an evening of remembrance of those in East Hertfordshire and the Hertfordshire Regiment affected by the First World War.
Incorporating dramatic readings from the museumís collection of war diaries, news reports and archives, images and music will bring to life the experience of those affected. This very special event is preceded by an illustrated talk from Professor Richard Grayson on Life in the trenches as discovered through battalion war diaries.
Richard Grayson is† Head of History and Professor of Twentieth Century History at Goldsmiths, University of London and integral member of the Imperial war Museumís Operation War Diaries project.
£15 per person
Please book online at www.hertfordtheatre.com, 01992 531500 or in person at the Box Office, Hertford Theatre, The Wash, Hertford, SG14 1PS.
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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.