Watford Museum

Watford Museum
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Telling the story of Watford past and present, Watford Museum is housed in the former Benskins Brewery Mansion. The museum has displays of local history and industry, including Watford Football Club memorabilia and the Cassiobury Collection of fine art.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Thursday -Saturday 1000-1700

Admission charges

Admission free

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Industry, Land Transport, Science and Technology, Social History, Sport, Trade and Commerce, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • Benskins Brewery
  • Watford Football Club
  • Cassiobury Collection
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Invisible People

  • 2 May 2016 — 2 January 2018

Private View – Friday 6th February 4-6pm

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Inner Child

Space 2: A Curious Collector

  • 14 January — 27 February 2016 *on now

Welcome to the wonderful world of 'Rare Radish' - an exhibition full of magical art inspired by a lifetime of treasure hunting and collecting. Captured on camera, the beauty of everyday objects and antiques is revealed in a unique and curiously British way.

Artist Led Treasure Hunt - Thursday 18th February 2016 11am- 12pm

Take part in a fun treasure hunt inspired by the artist Jo Allen's treasure hunting childhood. Find treasures hidden with each piece of art.
All ages. Please book

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Watford Museum
194 Lower High Street
WD17 2DG






01923 232297


01923 224772

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