North Hertfordshire Museum

This district museum unites two formerly separate collections from Letchworth and Hitchin venues.

North Hertfordhsire Museum

North Hertfordhsire Museum

The museum, set to to open in spring 2016, provides a chronological account of life in the area through its displays of art, archaeological objects, costume and fashion items and natural history specimens. A temporary exhibition space hosts a changing programme of shows throughout the year.

Permanent collections

An amalgamation of the Letchworth and Hitchin museum collections, the holdings span from a Polyphon to a Penny farthing bicycle, Roman pottery to a large dolls’ house, art by William Ratcliffe, FL Griggs and the Lucas family to a selection of taxidermy creatures.


Venue details

North Hertfordshire Museum Brand Street, Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1JE www.northhertsmuseum.org

Entry details

Free to all

Please note: opens spring 2016

Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4.30pm

Sun, 11am – 3pm 

Closed midday 24 – 26 Dec, Good Friday

Member offers

10% off shop purchases