Mill Green Museum and Mill
Mill Green Museum and Mill
A local history museum for the Welwyn Hatfield District, housed in the former Miller's House dating back to the sixteenth century. Three galleries housing local artefacts or temporary exhibitions.
Adjacent to the museum is a fully restored, working, eighteenth century corn mill powered by the River Lea. Milling every week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday. Mill Green organic flour on sale.
Jubilee garden with picnic tables, knot garden and herb trail. Riverside setting.
Museum, Industrial heritage site, Heritage site
Sun & Bank Holidays 1400-1700
Closed Mon,Fri and Sat
Entry to the grounds is FREE but adults will be charged £2.50 to enter the museum. Children under 16 FREE.
Entry for one adult accompanying a child on a booked activity (£4.00+) FREE.
Children must have a parent or guardian on the premises at all times during their visit, unless otherwise stated.
We have tea and coffee facilities for parents and grandparents to enjoy. Children like our hot chocolate, too!
Our resources room is open on Thursday mornings between 10:00 and 12 noon, or other times by appointment. You can browse through old photographs, search local history information files or just chat to our volunteer local history enthusiasts who staff the facility.
Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Science and Technology, Social History
Four Day Woodturning Course
- 4 November 2014 10am-4:30pm
Following on from our taster course, you can build your skills and also your confidence on our 4 day beginners workshop. The course is based in our garage workshop under the expert guidance of Colin Smith, a gifted wood turning craftsman.
Each wood working student will be given instruction on tool maintenance and have the use of their own dedicated lathe throughout the course. Over the four days the students will produce a turned bowl as well as some spindle works in the form of candlesticks or alternative pieces using the same technique.
Course runs 4 to 7 November.
£350.00 inc VAT.
Natural Decorative Crafts Course - Decorations and Gifts
- 8 November 2014 10am-3pm
Join course tutor Rae Fairbairn for an enjoyable day creating your own gorgeous handmade natural gifts and decorations. Give the shops a miss and instead spend a creative, fun and relaxing day making your own beautiful personalised items. This course is suitable for beginners and will involve crafting natural and found materials as well as re-using unwanted items to make some beautiful Christmas decorations.
£25.00 inc VAT.
- 6 December 2014 10am-1pm
Join this fun workshop aimed at floristry beginners. Make a traditional personalised door wreath from a range of materials supplied. Learn lots of professional tips and techniques that you can apply to other floral creations. You will be amazed at what you will be able to create under the expert guidance of Helen Pardoe.
£42.00 inc VAT.
Young Archaeologists' Club (YAC)
The Hatfield branch of the Young Archaeologists' Club is hosted by Mill Green Museum and Mill. Meetings are held on the 3rd weekend of every month (excluding December and Summer holidays) for various archaeological and historical activities and explorations, including trips to places of historical interest.
How to obtain
Membership is not necessary but as there is an open list for meetings, they can get busy so it is important to email or call before the meeting to inform organisers that you will be attending. Contact Sarah Adamson on email@example.com or 01707 271362.