The Museum will be open as usual on Saturday 21st December and then closed from Christmas Eve until 10am Thursday 2nd January 2014.
Hertford Country Market will return on Friday 31st January.
Since 1903 Hertford Museum has been a much loved local museum, with fascinating objects that tell the story of the county town.It is an accessible, fun and fascinating museum where everyone can enjoy, engage with and be inspired by their heritage.
The World of Wallace
Alfred Russel Wallace and his life in the field
26th October 2013 - 22nd February 2014 Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Explore the world of Alfred Russel Wallace and his achievements. See beautiful natural history specimens and discover how Wallace pioneered the theory of natural selection.
This exhibition has been generously supported by Arts Council England.
‘The World of Wallace’ at Hertford Theatre
An evening of illustrated talks on Alfred Russel Wallace with Errol Fuller and Dr Sandra Knapp
Wednesday 15th January 2014
7.30 pm with interval
Errol Fuller will discuss Wallace and the curious 19th century social phenomenon that guided his life. Errol is an artist, writer and expert on the History of Natural History. He has most recently joined forces with Sir David Attenborough to produce the book "Drawn from Paradise".
Dr Knapp will talk about Wallace's life and explorations in the Amazon. Head of Plants Division at the Natural History Museum, Sandra is an expert on the classification of the nightshade family and has researched extensively around the world.
£10. No concessions. Tickets available from the Hertford Theatre Box Office
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.