List of museums in Hertfordshire

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This list of museums in Hertfordshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Type Summary
1940s Experience Bushey Living website, 1940s period home during World War II, history of RAF Bushey Hall; part of the Lincolnsfields Children's Centre
Art and Design Gallery Hatfield Art website, part of the University of Hertfordshire
Ashwell Village Museum 125px Ashwell Local website, local history
Baldock Museum Baldock Local website, local history
British Schools Museum Hitchinschools1.jpg Hitchin Education Complex of schools showing education in Britain from 1810 until 1969, Victorian life,
Bushey Museum 125px Bushey Multiple Local history, culture, art
Cromer Windmill Cromer Windmill - - 109693.jpg Cromer Mill
Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd Dacorum Local information, local history, based in a museum store in Berkhamsted, open by appointment
Datchworth Museum Datchworth Local information, local history, located in a former blacksmith's shop
de Havilland Aircraft Museum De Havilland Mosquito - Prototype 1.jpg London Colney Aviation Formerly the Mosquito Aircraft Museum, restored de Havilland military aircraft
Elstree and Boreham Wood Museum Borehamwood Local website, local history
Frogmore Paper Mill 125px Hemel Hempstead Industry Industrial 'exploration' centre built around a former paper mill
Gorham House 125px St Albans Historic house Palladian mansion and adjacent ruins of older house
International Garden Cities Exhibition Letchworth History website, story of the Garden city movement and Letchworth’s legacy and influence on town planning across the world
Hatfield House Hatfield House.jpg Hatfield Historic house 17th century Jacobean house and gardens
Henry Moore Perry Green 125px Much Hadham Art Estate with sculptures by Henry Moore and his studios
Hertford Museum Hertford Museum.jpg Hertford Local Local history, culture, art
Knebworth House 125px Knebworth Historic house Victorian Tudor Gothic house, gardens and grounds
Letchworth Arts Centre Letchworth Art website, art exhibitions, live shows, and arts-related courses
Lowewood Museum Hoddesdon Local website, local social history, geology
Mill Green Museum 125px Hatfield Mill Working water-driven 18th-century flour mill and local history museum
Museum of St Albans St Albans Local Local history, archaeology, art
Much Hadham Forge Museum 125px Much Hadham Historic house website, working blacksmith forge, Victorian cottage and garden
Natural History Museum at Tring Rothschild Museum Tring.jpg Tring Natural history Formerly the Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum, features stuffed mammals, birds, reptiles and insects
North Hertfordshire Museum Hitchin Multiple website, planned opening in 2015, local history, culture
Potters Bar Museum Potters Bar Local information, local history
Redbourn Museum Redbourn Local website, local history, located in a former silk mill
Redbournbury Mill 125px Redbourn Mill Working water-driven flour mill
Rhodes Arts Complex Bishop's Stortford Multiple Includes an art gallery and the Bishop's Stortford Museum with local history exhibits, and personal artifacts and collections of Cecil Rhodes
Royston & District Museum and Art Gallery Royston Multiple website, local history, art, ceramics and glass, archaeology
Shaw's Corner 125px Ayot St Lawrence Historic house Operated by National Trust, home of playwright George Bernard Shaw
St Albans Organ Theatre St Albans Music website, theater organs and mechanical musical instruments
Stevenage Museum Stevenage Local website, local history, culture
Three Rivers Museum Rickmansworth Local website, local history, culture
Tring Local History Museum Tring Local Local history
Verulamium Museum 125px St Albans Archaeology Artifacts and remains of the ancient Roman city
Ware Museum Ware Local website, local history, culture
Watford Museum 125px Watford Local Local history, culture, fine art, firefighting, Watford F.C.
Welwyn Roman Baths 125px Welwyn Archaeology Ruins of Roman baths and other artifacts

Defunct museums

See also


  1. "Buntingford Heritage Centre". Buntingford. Retrieved 15 March 2015. After a lot of heartache we have decided to downsize the centre to a small display in the foyer of the Manor House.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Letchworth Museum". Letchworth Garden City Local & Tourist Information Centre. Retrieved 15 March 2015. This museum has now closed while staff work towards the re-development of the new North Hertfordshire Museum, scheduled to open in Hitchin Town Hall in 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>