Watford Museum, located in the beautiful Grade II listed Benskins Brewery mansion, houses over 30,000 items. It is a fantastic place to learn about Watford’s heritage and can help bring past and present culture to life.

You can view some of our collections below and visit Art UK's website for more images


Fine Art

Find out more about the considerable collection of paintings at the Museum.


The Cassiobury Collection

Watford Museum is indebted to Dr. Laurie B Harwood for her extraordinary dedication and enthusiasm in researching and writing about the museum’s collection of portraits of the Essex family.



The Watford Museum sculpture collection is predominantly made up of works in bronze, copper and steel, adopting many different styles in welding and patination. 


Goal-den Years

The heritage of Watford Football Club is brought to life at the museum.