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
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
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
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.