We are open from Friday 17th February 2017 at the following times:*
*Last entry time for the museum is 30 minutes before closing time, but the shop and cafe (free entry) will be open until the published closing times.
Please note we will be closed to the public on:
Saturday 28th October 2017
Saturday 11th November 2017
Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd December
The Last day to see our temporary exhibition is Saturday 28th November.
We are open on 8th and 9th December for our annual Christmas fair.
We recommend you allow at least 1½ hours for your visit.
We also hold a variety of fun, creative and engaging children's activities throughout the school holidays to keep your little ones entertained. With arts and crafts, dressing up, treasure hunts, games and a chance to explore the Museums’ historic classrooms. Check out our events page for a full list of our upcoming activities.
Entry to the whole museum with a free guided tour included (optional)
- Adult £5.50 (including gift aid)
- Child (5 -17) £3.00
- Under 5’s FREE
Temporary exhibitions ONLY
- Adult £2.50 (including gift aid)
- Child (5 -17) £1.00
- Under 5’s FREE
Discounts are available for family groups.
We are able to accept card payments
On the first Sunday of each
How to get here:
There is no visitor parking available at the museum except by prior arrangement for Blue Badge holders.
There is a pay and display car park about 200 meters away by St Mary’s Church. More details of car parking in Hitchin can be found here.
SAT NAV postcode for the museum: SG4 9TS
You can get to Hitchin by bus from London, Luton, Bedford, Cambridge and Stevenage. The bus stop is