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.
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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
Saturday’s Families Day was one of the hottest we could remember, so after a battle with an awkward gazebo we collapsed in the shade to await our first visitors. We did find some were keen to try the 60s game of Twister, but with the heat as it was, reluctance to dress up in 60s gear was quite understandable. Thanks to everyone who dropped by to say hello, see you at our current Exhibition, Good Vibrations.
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Gathering in Elstree
Our annual History Walk, part of the Civic Festival, was in Elstree this year. Dave Armitage, Museum Manager, has done much research on the village, and he led us around ably assisted by John Woolston, Museum Volunteer, who handled the many photos with aplomb. We learnt of murders, tragic bombs, and stray bullets in a 2 hour plus walk around the fascinating history of the area. From large houses of historic interest, via St ...
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