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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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.

Beautiful Noise

Hertford's Musical Heritage

A collage of images from Hertford's music scene

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!)



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.

For full details of all our drop in and bookable sessions visit our What's On page or click here to download our summer flyer!

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.

Gallery Sounds

Live music at Hertford Museum!

A collage of images of musicians playing 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

Hertford Choral Society logo

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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