Watford Museum is housed in a Grade-II Listed Georgian mansion built in 1775. The collection includes approximately 30,000 items covering local history, archaeology, art and costume together with paintings by J M W Turner.
The Museum has a cafe area in the foyer, serving Fairtrade refreshments and offering a space for visitors to relax. Improved reception and shop facilities are also available, along with being DDA compliant, with wheelchair access, disabled toilets and a lift.
The Museum has a small parking area to the rear of the building. This area is ticketed to enable priority to be given to visitors to the museum.