Welcome to Elstree & Borehamwood Museum

Elstree and Borehamwood Museum is an independent local history museum which opened its doors in 2000. It evolved out of a community history project with a small collection of objects and photographs. Run entirely by volunteers, the museum has acquired a large collection of items leading to the production of themed displays, talks, workshops for schools and local community groups and answering a busy enquiry service.

Our Current Exhibition

CHECK OUT OUR QUICK VIDEO ABOUT GOOD VIBRATIONS HERE

COME AND REVISIT THE 60s WITH US!

DANCE IN THE LYNX CLUB!

BROWSE IN OUR RECORD SHOP!

LISTEN TO THE LATEST 45s IN THE BOOTH!

TRY ON A BEATLE WIG!

SEE THE 60s IN THE WORLD AND BOREHAM WOOD

Latest News & Tweets

Treasure Quest has Good Vibrations

BBC Three Counties’ Treasure Quest ended up in our new Exhibition yesterday, and because we were the final answer Danny only just made it before midday.  Here he is at 11.55 am in the lift with Elaine who was the ‘Treasure’ when he got to us on the top floor.  Didn’t take long for him to try on one of the Beatle wigs and mustaches and play the guitar on the Lynx stage.  Not sure why he didn’t wear a ...

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Good Vibrations Launch

Museum volunteers dressed up in their best 60s gear on Friday night to celebrate the Launch of our new Exhibition Good Vibrations – A Look Back At The 60s.  From Hippy Matt, via Mary Quant Helen to three odd-looking Sergeant Peppers Dave, Rodney and John, to Ruth’s immaculate 60s dress the Exhibition was truly opened.  Later joined by two local, but world-class musicians, Alan Warner and Alan Skidmore, the 60s were celebrated in style. Get on down to 96 Shenley ...

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