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.
Thursday -Saturday 1000-1700
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
Watford During the Great War 100 Years On: 1915
- 6 August — 26 September 2015 *on now
The second in a series of annual exhibitions commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the First World War. The story is being told as it was reported in Watford in 1915, through words and pictures taken from local newspapers and personal letters. There will also be a focus on the Lusitania and its impact on a local family.
- Any age
Papermouth Get Your Giggle On
- 5 September 2015 7:30-10pm
Expect a night of stonkin' local comedy stand-up at Watford Museum! The line up includes Nick Clohessy, Dale Carpenter, Mark Tomlinson and Alan Ronald. Not to mention extra special guests Owen Niblock and Tiernan Douieb.
Free entry, no booking required.
- 12 September 2015 7-9pm
Explore the shadowy world inside Watford Museum created by artistic director Mark Crane. Live performances, music and shadow puppets lead visitors on a silhouette journey through Watford's history.
- Any age
Free admission, no booking required.
194 Lower High Street