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

HOLBY CITY AT 20

[Please note there are dummy 'body parts' on display which may not be suitable for everyone!]

CHECK OUT OUR EXHIBITION VIDEO HERE

SEE A MESSAGE FROM BOB BARRETT HERE

OUR NEW EXHIBITION EXPLORES THE COMPLETE WORLD OF HOLBY CITY -
FILMED FOR THE PAST 20 YEARS AT THE BBC ELSTREE STUDIOS IN BOREHAMWOOD.
SEE THE COSTUMES, THE PROSETHETICS AND THE PROPS.
LOOK THROUGH FROM THE SCRUB SINK TO AN OPERATION IN PROGRESS.
READ ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE SHOW, THE GUEST STARS, THE REGULARS.
FIND OUT HOW THE SHOW IS PUT TOGETHER BY THE PRODUCERS, WRITERS, BACKROOM STAFF.

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Latest News & Tweets

Remembrance Day Panels in All Saints

The Museum remembers the men of Elstree and Borehamwood in All Saints Church. The panels this year, the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings, show representatives of local men serving in World War II in the air, on sea and land, and dying for their country in widespread locations, including as a prisoner of war in Burma.

The panels contain details researched from materials provided by the British Legion, of the people who served, their families and ...

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Bob Barrett Meets Paul Welsh

Here’s Paul Welsh explaining in his latest column in the Borehamwood Times how he met Bob Barrett

“Last week I attended the opening of a new Exhibition at the Borehamwood Museum celebrating the 20th anniversary of Holby City, which is produced at the BBC Elstree Centre. We always hear about EastEnders at BBC Elstree but I think Holby is a bit of an unsung hero. I must say the BBC has done a marvellous job with the display in our Museum, ...

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