89 High Street
01920 487 848
Ware Museum is an independent museum established in 1986 and run entirely by volunteers. It is located in the historic centre of Ware in the grounds of the Grade 1 listed Priory.
Tues, Thurs, Sat 1100-1700
Sun & Bank holidays 1400-1700
Closes at 1600 October - March
Other times by appt.
Free but donations are requested.
Pay and Display car park near by. Public toilets within the grounds of Ware Priory.
Permanent displays show a timeline of Ware's Social, Industrial and Archaeological History from pre-historic times to the Second World War.
New displays on Malting and a Hitch Brick 'window'. Part of the coverlet of the Great Bed of Ware is on display.
The Mediaeval Well discovered within the museum grounds is now incorporated in the new gallery.
World War 2 Bunker with interactive display.
Archaeology, Industry, Land Transport, Medicine, Social History
Key artists and exhibits
- Great Bed coverlet
- Allen & Hanburys
- World War 2
- Mediaeval Well