An early Victorian school on Queen Street in Hitchin has been transformed into a fascinating museum of British education and childhood. The museum highlight is the unaltered 1837 Monitorial Classroom, built to hold 300 students and 30 monitors under a single Master. 41/42 Queen Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, SG4 9TS
An early 17th-century townhouse with 18th-century facade houses a fascinating museum of local history. Behind the museum is a beautifully recreated Jacobean knot garden. 18, Bull Plain, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, SG14 1DT
Mill Green Mill is a restored 18th-century corn mill on the River Lea, on a site where milling has taken place for 1,000 years. The mill is in full working order and you can watch grain being milled several days per week using the original water wheel. The former miller's house is now a fascinating museum of local history. Bush Hall Lane, Mill Green, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, AL9 5PD
A working museum of the four generations of Page blacksmiths who operated a forge here from 1811 until 1983. Behind the museum is a Victorian garden dedicated to the culture of such plants as would have been grown in the 19th century. High Street, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England, SG10 6BS
The extensive zoological collection of the 2nd Baron Rothschild was opened to the public in 1892 and is now an outstation of the Natural History Museum in London. Over 4000 species from around the world are on show in a series of 6 galleries. "Bizarre, rare and beautiful"! Walter Rothschild Building, Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, England, HP23 6AP
A small museum with a big history! The Signal Box was built in 1892 to operate signals on the Midlands Railway line extension from London between Harpenden and Napsbury. See the restored 44-lever frame, try your hand at signalling and enjoy a museum of railway ephemera on the ground floor. St Albans Signal Box Preservation Trust, 5 Ridgmont Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, AL1 3AG
The Old Bull Inn is full of history and character and is located in the busy market town of Royston. Just 12 miles outside the Historic University City of Cambridge, only 8 miles from Europes Premier Aviation Museum at Duxford, Royston has direct rail links to both Cambridge and London.