Watford Museum

Watford Museum
194 Lower High Street
WD17 2DG






01923 232297


01923 224772

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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
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.
Image of Minnie Birch playing guitar

Watford Hospital Fundraiser

  • 4 April 2015 6-10pm

Watford Hospitals Broadcasting Service are hosting a fundraising concert to raise money for the upkeep of their studies at Watford General Hospital and at Hemel Hempstead Hospital.

Expect a big night of music and a drinks bar in line with a 60 year celebration of broadcasting!

Headline act is Minnie Birch.

Suitable for

  • Any age



Poster for Easter workshops - egg and butterfly decorations

Spring Crafts at Watford Museum!

  • 9 April 2015 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 16 April 2015 10:30am-12:30pm

Drop in to our family friendly craft workshops and make something spring themed to take home. Take part in our Easter Trail with a chocolate surprise at the end!

Suitable for

  • Any age


£1 per person, which can be paid on the day.



Museums at night poster - vintage, Victorian image of zoetrope

A Night of Mystical, Magical Wonders at Watford Museum

  • 16 May 2015 6-10pm

Step into the museum and explore the kinetic animations of Mewlab inspired by stories written by BAFTA 2014 winner Sarah Woolner. Make your own zoetrope in our hands on Quirky Pictures workshop, no matter your age! Browse the beautiful handmade books of RunBlackWolf, purchase a vinyl or have a cup of coffee from the LP Cafe. Not to mention a chance to try the locally brewed beer of Pope's Yard and take in the music of Minnie Birch and Tom Craven. A night of mystical, magical wonders!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age