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Hertford Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Pop in and learn something new!

We were exploring the town and decided on the spot to pop in and find out some of the history of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charles S
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
had the time of my life!

for anyone thinking about coming to the wonderful Hertford, make sure that you take yourself down... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Average8%
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“local history”(5 reviews)
“knot garden”(3 reviews)
“small space”(2 reviews)
The museum offers: Displays on two floors as well as things to touch and play with Temporary exhibition space with changing exhibitions A Jacobean knot work garden A shop A country market every Friday morning (10.30am - 12.30pm) A resource room for...more
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18 Bull Plain, Hertford SG14 1DT, England
+44 1992 582686
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were exploring the town and decided on the spot to pop in and find out some of the history of the town. It is free, and an hour is enough. Toothbrushes, gloves and the seat of government during the Plague interested us most.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Charles S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for anyone thinking about coming to the wonderful Hertford, make sure that you take yourself down to the Hertford Museum. Golly golly gosh, I had the time of my life playing with the little wooden till upstairs and I love listening to everyone's stories. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank bettybooiseeyou
Reviewed 23 January 2019

Nestled in a back street in the centre of Hertford, this amazing little place has some great artifacts from all eras of the past in Hertford. Lots to do for kids too. Well maintained and looked after.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sghargood70
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

never been decide to go and as my son had been with granny. very nice grrat load of local history and seem strange things. nice staff and it free

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank challisfamily
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Interesting little local museum with a pleasant small knot garden, lots of local exhibits about the town and its residents, well worth an hour or two

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lincolnhatter
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I found this museum interesting and it's nicely located in Hertford. Well worth looking out. A little small, but still really good.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PaulSmithsonz
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Free to enter and bunged full of weird and wonderful artefacts as well as classic local history, this place is a wee gem. I strongly suggest making an hour or more to stroll around gaping at the displays and reading the info. Although it's no...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank IrishMimi
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable visit to this small, yet very intriguing museum. I would thoroughly recommend a visit. Entrance was free and there is enough on display to whittle away an hour or so. We took particular interest in the garden area, which had...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank scottinuk
Reviewed 20 February 2018

A compact but perfectly formed museum. They have regular temporary exhibitions ranging from one about the local postal service to one on Kitsch. Good permanent exhibitions, including one on toothbrushes which used to be manufactured in Hertford. I loved looking at the display on 20th...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jumpingjo
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Interesting background to the town with friendly staff there is also a courtyard garden which is tidy and pleasent

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank hepworth_bell
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