List of museums in Herefordshire

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This list of museums in Herefordshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Type Summary
Berrington Hall Berrington Hall 1.jpg Leominster Historic house Operated by the National Trust, late 18th-century country house with period furniture, below stairs rooms, grounds, gardens
Brockhampton Estate Lower Brockhampton.jpg Bromyard Historic house Operated by the National Trust, medieval manor house, woods, parkland
Bromyard & District Local History Centre Bromyard Local website, local history
Butchers Row House Museum Ledbury Local website, Victorian life and local history
Cider Museum Hereford Hereford Food website, former cider making factory, equipment and history of cider making
Courtyard, Hereford Hereford Art Arts centre with theatres and an art gallery
Croft Castle Croft Castle 1.jpg Yarpole Historic house Operated by the National Trust, stone manor house dating back to the 11th century, Georgian interiors, woodland trails, walled garden
Eardisland Dovecote Eastnor Castle 03.jpg Eardisland Local information
Eastnor Castle Eastnor Castle 03.jpg Ledbury Historic house 19th century mock castle with fine art and furnishings, gardens, maze, woodland trails
Goodrich Castle Goodrich Historic house Visitor center with exhibits and audio tours of the ruinous Norman medieval castle
Hampton Court, Herefordshire HamptonCourtHerefordshire.jpg Hope under Dinmore Historic house Castle country house and gardens
Hellens Hellens-court2.jpg Much Marcle Historic house Tudor style house
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery Hereford Multiple Local history, art, decorative arts
Hereford Society of Model Engineers Hereford Railroad website, model train layouts
Herefordshire Light Infantry Museum Hereford Military Open by appointment, artifacts and history of the Herefordshire Light Infantry
Kington Museum Kington Local website, local history
Ledbury Heritage Centre Ledbury Local Local history[1]
Leominster Museum Leominster Local Local history
Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Hereford History Medieval map of the world and Hereford Cathedral Library, located at Hereford Cathedral
Market House Heritage Centre Ross-on-Wye Local website, local history
Mortimer's Cross Water Mill Leominster Mill Restored water mill
Old House, Hereford The Old House, High Town, Hereford - geograph.org.uk - 11172.jpg Hereford Historic house 17th century Jacobean period house
St John Medieval Museum & Coningsby Hospital Hereford Religious Site of the Blackfriars Monastery, which was a Dominican monastery home of crusaders of the Order of St. John and an ex-serviceman's hospital[1]
Time Machine Museum Bromyard Media website, exhibition of Doctor Who series props, monsters and costumes, also from Star Wars, puppets from Gerry Anderson television shows including Thunderbirds, Stingray and Captain Scarlet, teddy bears
Violette Szabo Museum Wormelow Tump Biographical website, life of World War II secret agent Violette Szabo
Waterworks Museum Water Wheel at the Waterworks Museum - geograph.org.uk - 320768.jpg Hereford Industry website, Victorian water pumping station with steam engines, history of drinking water
Weobley Museum Weobley Local website, local history
Wilton Castle Ross-on-Wye Historic house 12th-century Norman castle fortification mostly in ruins, partially restored, gardens

Defunct museums[edit]

  • Churchill House Museum, Hereford[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ a b "Independent Museums". Herefordshire Council. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Churchill House Museum". Tour UK. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
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