Exhibitions Archive

Our Events for 2016

Heritage Diary Dates

Please visit here to see the variety of lectures and events from Local History societies representing the Dacorum area into 2017

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 taste of the activities we do to help 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

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.


We have displays at libraries and civic centres across the borough.  Listed here are the themes for each display, shown during 2016.

Hemel Hempstead Civic Centre (now to Dec) - Life in the 1920s-  Pictured below

Hemel Civic Centre display 5 (Downstairs)








Berkhamsted Civic Centre (March – August) ‘People of the Canals’ Pictured below.

(August – Feb) - Sir John Evans
















Berkhamsted Library (April – June) ‘Coopers’ Pictured below
(June – December) – ‘Authors of Dacorum’















Kings Langley Library (March – August) 1970s
(August – Feb) Winter Warmers

To find out more about the locations of the display cases click here

Talking New Towns

Over the past couple of months we have been working with the animators at Planet Jump to animate clips of memories we recorded last year. 

Watch it here

If you are interested in stories from the New Town era of Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage, Welywn and Hatfield please visit the website here

Previous exhibitions and events from The Dacorum Heritage Trust

  • 2015 – Talking New Towns
  • 2014 – Saving the 70s
  • 2009 – Public Consultation
  • 2008 – Frogmore Mill Opening Visitor Centre
  • 2007 – Lefevre Cranstone Exhibition
  • 2005 – Digging For Victory
  • 2004 – Asian Routes
  • 2003 – Frogmore Mill
  • 2000 – John Dickinson
  • 2000 – Fourdrinier 200
  • 1996 – Archaeology of Dacorum
  • 1995 – Dacorum at War
  • 1994 – Looking Through the Lens: Abbots Hill, Beechwood Park, Rickmansworth and Westbrook Hay.
  • 1991 – Education in Dacorum
  • 1990 – Agriculture in Dacorum
  • 1987 – Dacorum at War
  • 1985 – Highways and Byways of Dacorum
  • 1984 – Dacorum Heritage Exhibition
  • 1982 – Roman Dacorum
  • 1981 – Dacorum in 19th Century
  • 1980 – Dacorum Canal
  • 1979 – Dacorum Retrospect

In addition, Berkhamsted Local History and Museum Society have arranged several major exhibitions at the Berkhamsted Civic Centre, together with a permanent visitor centre at Berkhamsted Castle.

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The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd.

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

Telephone/Fax 01442 879525   Email info@dacorumheritage.org.uk

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