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.
An image of a girl with red flowers in her hair, and an abstract painting with blues and yellows representing water.

Space2 Fluvial Exhibition by Claire Zammit and Beverley Purdue

  • 30 April — 27 June 2015 *on now

With a particular relevance to the Three Rivers area, this exhibition explores water as a metaphor for the unconscious and the passage of time. Snapshots of both moving water courses and archival images are used as sources to create ethereal imagery where intimate narratives play with shared memory and experience.

A private view will take place Friday 8 May 5.30 - 8pm and an opportunity to hear the artists talk about their inspiration and collaboration will take place 20 June, 2 - 4pm. Free, but booking is essential.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Free admission. Talk is also free, but booking is required.
01923 232297



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.
Joy of Vintage Tearoom Poster

Vintage Pop Up! Little Gallery Tearoom

  • 27 June 2015 10:30am-4pm

Fabulous vintage clothing, jewellery, homeware and furniture. A vintage fashion show at 1pm and a fire engine from Herts Fire Museum. Get crafty on our flower felt workshop at 11am, £5 per person - booking essential. As well as lovely homemade cakes and Fair trade drinks.

Suitable for

  • Any age


£5 for adult workshop, booking essential. 01923 232297 info@watfordmuseum.org.uk



Watford Museum
194 Lower High Street
WD17 2DG

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01923 232297


01923 224772

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