Watford Museum

Watford Museum

Watford Museum, housed in a former brewery building on the Lower High Street, is home to a collection of fine art and sculpture which includes works by J. M. W. Turner, Sir Joshua Reynolds, William Blake and Jacob Epstein.

The museum also hold special collections related to the Cassiobury Estate, Watford Football Club, and local heritage, as well as an archive collection of documents, printed ephemera, photographs and diaries related to Watford townsfolk, local government, nobility and businesses.

Our Visit England accredited museum is housed in the former offices of Benskins Brewery. Telling the story of Watford past and present, the museum has displays of local history, industry and archaeology.

These include Watford at War, Print and Brewing and a display on Watford Football Club – which includes some fabulous Elton John memorabilia.

Please note that not all the paintings and objects in our collection are on permanent display. If there is a particular painting or object you would like to see on your visit. please contact the museum by phone or email to prebook this request.

When visiting: Staff will be here to help. Not every gallery may be accessible - please check before visiting.

Car parking: We cannot guarantee a parking space, but if you would like to park in our small car park behind the museum, please provide us with your car registration details when booking.

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