The museum will be closed from 5 November until lockdown restrictions are lifted

During this exceptional period, the museum café will be offering a smaller takeaway menu, which you will be able to pre-book for collection or order from the front door. The Afternoon Cream Tea is also available for takeaway; it includes tea or coffee of your choice, selection of finger sandwiches, scone, clotted cream and jam, cake of the day and macarons for £16.00 pp, £8.00 under 12s. The Afternoon Tea must be pre-ordered at least 24 hours in advance from UK Art Tickets.

Click here to see our takeaway menu for the current lockdown period.

Please watch this page and social media for further updates.

North Hertfordshire Museum has four galleries:

  • explore the Discovering North Hertfordshire Gallery, which deals with the history of the district from geological times to the present day;
  • see changing exhibitions of art in the Exhibition Gallery;
  • discover how people’s lives have changed over thousands of years in the Living in North Hertfordshire Gallery;
  • see the football collection, objects from all around the world, items from our art collections and animations of local folklore tales in the Terrace Gallery;
  • view art exhibitions in the Arches Gallery, part of the Terrace Gallery.

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a: 14 Brand Street, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1JE

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Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Saturday: Museum closed during lockdown
Sunday: Museum closed during lockdown


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