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Address: Rudolph Road | Bushey, Bushey WD23 3HW, England
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Limited opening - but a gem in its own right

Everything you want to know about the village of Bushey can probably be found right here in this one building. There is a not unnatural leaning towards the artists Herkomer and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
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Bushey, Hertfordshire, UK
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Bushey, Hertfordshire, UK
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58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Everything you want to know about the village of Bushey can probably be found right here in this one building. There is a not unnatural leaning towards the artists Herkomer and Kemp-Welch. Give yourself plenty of time and/or come back time after time. For reasons beyond the control of the volunteers who run this place, the one drawback is the... More 

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Thank pplusj
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

What a gem. My first visit and definitely not my last. This place has interesting local history artefacts on the ground floor, from old archaeological finds to interesting wartime paraphernalia and gives a comprehensive history of the area. Upstairs is a wonderful collection of paintings from local celebrated artists who were local to the area. There was an art school... More 

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Thank Maria P
Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My wife and I decided to call in and enjoyed the visit to this well run museum with lots of exhibits of local history. Always check times though because I believe it isn't every day.

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Thank John O
London, UK
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370 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We had nothing to do one weekend and were looking for something local to entertain our young children. We had heard of the Bushey Museum but had never been there so decided to give it a try. It is quite easy to park on the road where the museum is located. The museum is free and the staff are very... More 

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2 Thank RIchard035
Hertfordshire
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

As a bushey resident I am pleased to have such a good museum on my doorstep. It has some really interesting local exhibits and some lovely Herkomer paintings. Well worth a visit if you have a bit of time to spare.

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Thank LongWeekender35
Hemel Hempstead
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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stumbled upon the Museum quite by accident.We were visiting the Bushey Rose Gardens and then had a walk along the high st.The Museum had an exhibition of Art and we learnt so much about the Herkomer Art School in Bushey.Go take a look,you will not be dissappointed

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Thank Mr-B0ng0
London
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I've just returned from visiting the Bushey Museum. What a treasure trove! Would highly recommend for anyone with an interest in Victorian art, film history, local history and for anyone who wants to know more about the model for 'Black Beauty'.

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2 Thank Chocolateloverlondon
Watford
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery is indeed a superb and interesting place to visit but if you're not from Hertfordshire, you're unlikely to know that Bushey Museum is actually in Bushey, near Watford in Hertfordshire. Please note, Bushey Museum is not situated in the town of Hertford as indicated by Tripadvisor, not is it near Waterford as indicated by their... More 

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6 Thank McKxxx
S-E England
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery is a superb small gallery of internationally important art and of local history. Bushey was an important artistic centre for over a hundred years and the examples of painting and sculpture by Bushey artists are very impressive, especially the huge horse-paintings by Lucy Kemp-Welch and the gallery devoted to Sir Hubert von Herkomer.

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1 Thank LordClyde
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

Good for both kids and adults to visit (45 mins tops). Interesting photos, pictures and artifacts from Bushey from over the last 200 years. Impressive collection of oil paintings by famous local artist. Pity lack of funds prevents greater display.

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