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.
The City of Butchery Green
13th February – 16th April 2016
Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00pm
The shopping centre of Bircherley Green stands on the site of Hertford’s most notorious slum.
As Hertford considers the future of Bircherley Green we look back on the stories of Bircherley Green’s inhabitants from the City Arms public house and the Ragged School to the end of the slum and the arrival of the shops and bus station.
Half Term at Hertford Museum
February Half Term: Once Upon a Time...
Tuesday 16th- Thursday 18th February, 10.30 am – 3.30 pm (last entry 3.00 pm)
Join us this half term as we continue the celebrations with National Storytelling Week! Be inspired by some of the stories in our collection- from mummified hands and feet to heroic individuals there is plenty to discover at Hertford Museum.
Drop in, £1.50 per child.
Hertford Museum Presents: A First World War Family Open Day
At Waterford Village Hall
Saturday 20th February 12pm – 4pm
Discover life in a First World War battalion rest camp with the Great War Society, visit our From Bull Plain to the Battlefields exhibition in the village hall, enjoy fabulous live musical performances, take part in fun crafty activities and much more!
It’s Free! Drop In! This event is generously funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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.