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A breath of fresh air and a little journey into the past

Despite the total lack of disabled parking places in the Watford Museum car park, we visited on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CruiserKing22
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
A fascinating journey through the history of Watford

On several floors accessed by a wonderful old lift this museum, housed in the picturesque old... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
maggieianh
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Laid out well, easy to get around, free entry, great staff and right next to the station ! Lovely to spend a few hours there.

Thank DavidTim2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite the total lack of disabled parking places in the Watford Museum car park, we visited on the seventeenth and were not disappointed with the quality of the exhibits and information that we had during our visit to this beautiful little gem.

Thank CruiserKing22
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

I’m here a lot! This place is fabulous. I always make time between working to go and have a little look round at the displays and in the gallery at the art displays. Fantastic informative staff and a great way to showcase the history of...More

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 22 January 2018

On several floors accessed by a wonderful old lift this museum, housed in the picturesque old Benskins Brewery Building is a veritable treasure trove of pictures and antiques giving a fascinating insight into the history of Watford. The only thing missing is the nostalgic smell...More

Thank maggieianh
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Whenever I visit a town I always go to their museum if available. At Watford the museum was distinctly individual with football and brewery memorabilia, amongst other more general historic collections. I was lucky enough to visit whilst an artist was in residence, one Sheelagh...More

Thank MrBarkley
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have lived in this area for years and decided to visit the Museum to see what it had on offer. Entry is free but its small. There was an extra exhibition on about Graham Taylor but not a football fan. The history of the...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Watford Museum is worth a visit and although interesting it is limited. There are displays on historical industries such as brewing, paper making and printing and these are worth spending time on as they are quite instructive. There is also a section on early 20th...More

Thank J150505
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I really enjoyed going here they had some real working machinery, facinating little fixtures and artifax that really are amusing to see. You reall must go along to this place if you are passing Watford. You wil find it really worth while.

Thank Sarahellen M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Have lived in Watford all my life but only recently visited this Museum. There is no warm welcome when you arrive, in fact I felt like we were intruding by going in. There are lots of printing machines, football and brewing memorabilia and items from...More

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Walked past this little museum many times on my way to the town centre to shop, but never stopped before. Glad I did, because it has some fascinating reminders of Watford's heritage and past - especially to do with the old Benskins Brewery which had...More

Thank Nicholas H
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