Our Events for 2017

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Traditional Hertfordshire Project 

We are excited to be involved in a collaborative project with other Hertfordshire Museums to celebrate Hertfordshire’s traditions, superstitions and legends. Read more about the Heritage Lottery Funded project here.

For more information on our contributions to the project please click on the image below:


Have you ever been a May Queen?

corn dolly

Straw Plaiting Workshop






Upcoming events for Traditional Dacorum: 

7th April 2017 
Story telling at the Hemel Hempstead Library from 11:15 – 11:45am – Free
With objects and images from our historic collection. For more information please go here



7th April 2017 
Create you own beautiful canal art with signwriter Hannah Matthews & see historic objects from our collection! –
From 1:30 – 3:30pm, £5 for materials (and refreshments are also included)
At Berkhamsted Arts and Crafts shop (29-31 Lower Kings Road)

To book a place please go here







More events for the Easter holidays to be announced soon! Watch this space!






Local Heritage Diary Dates

Please visit here to see the variety of lectures and events from Local History societies representing the Dacorum area.

Tours of the Store

The tours not only give an overview of Dacorum Borough’s history, spanning over 6,000 years, but will also give you a insight into how we care and conserve your local history.

Tours for groups with a minimum of 4, maximum of 12 people are available throughout the year to find out more click here

Object Displays

We have displays across the borough:
Berkhamsted Civic Centre
Berkhamsted Library
Kings Langley Library
Tring Local History Museum (objects are often used as part of their rolling display schedule)



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The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd.

The Museum Store, Clarence Road, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 3YL

Telephone/Fax 01442 879525   Email

Registered in England No. 2851313 | Registered Charity No. 1026161 | Accredited Museum No. 1594 | Status: Fully accredited museum.