Community Groups

Talks

Need a speaker for your community group?  One of our curators can provide an exciting an informative talk on the objects that we care for at The Museum Store.  We can even bring some along.

Charges apply.  Book us by contacting the store via email or phone.

Reminiscence Box

Can you remember getting ready for a night out? Do you have stories about what you got up to? This loan box will help you remember and share you experiences with others.

The loan box titled ‘An Evening Out’ has many varied objects that will help rekindle memories in your group, society or care home. Examples of what is in the box:

Hair curlers
Gloves and scarves
Images of the opening of the Rex cinema in Berkhamsted
War time songs
Rolls razor packaging
Vinyl records
Hats
Tie press
Make up and perfume bottle
List of question to help with memories. Tell us about where you went for your first date.

There is a charge of £10 per box for a month long period, plus a £50 returnable deposit is required.  To request a loan box booking form please email us.

Feedback from users

(The box) “brought back happy memories” – Dunsland House Residential Care Home

“One gentleman was excited to find a Rolls Razor. His Son found more information on the internet. He enjoyed reading and telling everyone” – The Lodge, Hemel Hempstead

(The objects were) “‘things that everyone could enjoy regardless of what part of the country they lived in” – The Lodge, Hemel Hempstead

“One lady thought she saw her sister in the photograph and started talking about her family” – The Alzheimer’s Society

“The Brylcream.  People remembered Denis Compton advertising it” – U3A History Group Tring

The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd.

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

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

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