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.
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 life and times of Ronald Wright
1st March - 29th March 2014
Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Discover the amazing life of Hertford's Ronald Wright! This exhibition charts his rise from menswear assistant to celebrity portrait artist and world renowned illustrator of gay magazines. Imprisoned as a homosexual, Ronald became an artist's life model on his release and in later life a spiritual healer. At 85, Ronald continues to work in the arts, collaborating with the new wave of British artists.
In light of the adult themes contained in this exhibition, Hertford Museum recommends that under 16s should be accompanied by a parent or carer.
Model Railway Day at Hertford Museum
Saturday 15th March 2014
10.30 am - 3.30 pm
A spring time Model Railway Day for all you enthusiasts out there!
Free, just drop in, donations welcome.
Hidden Hertford Walks
Why not take a leisurely stroll to work up an appetite for coffee and cake or lunch on a Sunday morning? The Spring 2014 programme is now out and covering subjects such as Hertford at War and How Hertford's Pub Scene was Shaped.
For the full programme please see our newsletter or our What's On page.
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.