Hertford Museum

Hertford Museum: Hours, Address, Hertford Museum Reviews: 4.5/5

Hertford Museum
4.5
Speciality Museums
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 research Internet access A space for school visits, meetings and talks Toilets and baby changing facility As well as regular activities and events for all ages (see our website for further details!)
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1-2 hours
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Nichifin
Reykjavik, Iceland55 contributions
Apr 2022 • Family
The museum includes a range of exhibits including those related to the birth of the town and the Hertford pubs. The pubs, then known as Inns, once totalled 25 in 1620. At this time Hertford had more coaching inns that anywhere else in the country and with terminus for 5 coaches going to London, this makes sense. Of these Inns only 3 survive today. There is also a cool model of the castle and a Jacobean Knot Garden.
Entrance is free but donations are appreciated.
Written 16 April 2022
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Edgar L
Hertford, UK10 contributions
Apr 2022
Outstanding local Museum. It brings Hertford's past to life. Very good temporary exhibitions. Also very good booklets on Hertford's past. Produced in house.
Written 10 April 2022
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Malcolm H
8 contributions
Dec 2021
Had low expectations from a small museum and was impressed by the content and presentation. The write-ups about local resistance and protest movements were interesting. Liked the audios by local people about wartime and other topics. Some good mid-20c artefacts and everyday items were good and nostalgic. Thought my visit would be 15 minutes but spent an hour and will go back again as there is more to see and read. Altogether quite an ikoressive little museum.
Written 10 December 2021
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therichastill
Stevenage, UK1,742 contributions
Oct 2020
I visited on a wet day and it was nice to go somewhere interesting to learn more about the local area and dry out a little.

I was encouraged to check in using the Serco Track & Trace app. The museum is free to visit although you can make donations by cash and also contactless.

The museum has lots of different things to learn about if you are an adult or a child. I also enjoyed the Jacobean garden.

The museum is very user friendly for anyone whether they are able to use steps or not.

The second floor has more to explore and I was interested in the Addis collection. I never knew there were so many different toothbrushes!

There is a small area to buy gifts and the staff were all friendly and welcoming.
Written 29 October 2020
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Georgina G
Hertford, UK6 contributions
Jul 2020
Small little museum of the Hertford area, Fee entry but donations are welcome. I think you should oay a visit even just for the little garden
Written 29 July 2020
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lizziewoo1
Denbighshire, UK105 contributions
Mar 2020 • Family
I came here with my son and it had so much to look at and so interesting . Highly recommended it as it kept my son occupied . Its free which is a bonus. Lady on reception was so friendly and helpful!!
Written 17 March 2020
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Shane L
3 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
Incredible service by a lovely staff at the museum who are friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about their job. Thanks to Holly and Sara for their help.
Written 7 February 2020
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Tasha D
Nazeing, UK59 contributions
Jan 2020 • Friends
It is free to enter with a recommended donation of £2. It has some weird and wonderful bits however does not really offer a history of Hertford as I was expecting - so a let down.
Written 4 January 2020
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dickyhann
UK13 contributions
Dec 2019
Well maintained with pleasant staff. I live here in Hertford so the kids enjoy the periodic displays that are put on.
Written 24 December 2019
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Colin Burke
Welwyn Garden City, UK9 contributions
Oct 2019 • Friends
Great little place , very polite and friendly staff, alot of local history, and other stuff from around the world, well worth a visit and a lovely little garden , nice time if you have a hour to kill
Written 23 December 2019
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