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!]

PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY 24TH, WEDNESDAY 25TH AND THURSDAY 26TH DECEMBER
AND WEDNESDAY 1 JANUARY

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

Friends Evening With Dr Shyam Kolvekar

Last week the Friends of the Museum held a special Evening to celebrate our current Exhibition, Holby City At 20. Joining us for a talk and questions was the chief medical adviser to the programme, Dr Shyam Kolvekar.  His main ‘job’ is being the Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at St Barts Hospital, but he has been the Holby adviser since the show began, making sure that all the medical terms and scenarios are exactly correct.  He has also worked ...

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More Holby City Playtime

Any budding surgeons out there?  You can try out your skills, whatever your age, at our Holby City At 20 Exhibition in the Museum.  Here we see a serious visitor trying to improve the condition of our ‘body’.  Good luck and keep trying!

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