North Hertfordshire Museum

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Brand Street

North Hertfordshire Museum in Hitchin has four galleries: The Discovering North Hertfordshire Gallery, which deals with the history of the district from geological times to the present day. The Exhibition Gallery, where changing exhibitions use objects from our own collections or items borrowed from other museums and galleries. The Living in North Hertfordshire Gallery upstairs, which deals with how people have lived, worked and played through time. The Terrace Gallery, which includes a collection from what is thought to be the world’s first football museum, collected since 1952 by Hitchin Town FC. Admission is free.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Monday: Closed Tuesday - Saturday: 10:30 to 16:30 Sunday: 11:00 to 15:00



Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Cafeteria
  • Dogs welcome
  • Late night openings
  • Refreshments
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wi-fi available
  • Library
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Study facilities
  • Education facilities available


  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Commercial filming service
  • Licensing programme
  • Touch exhibits
  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Community outreach programme/service
  • Loan service
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Special educational needs education services available

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