New Displays

WW1 display of poppies made by local school children.  Each poppy records the name of a local resident who died in the Great War.

Local industry.  A display of artefacts associated with local companies, including Ovaltine, Walker's boat builders, Dickinson's paper mill.

Recent acquisitions.  Come and see our display of recently-acquired artefacts, including an Express Dairy milkman's jacket from the 1960s.

New chronology boards containing key dates in the history and development of Abbots Langley, Carpenders Park, Chorleywood, Croxley Green, Sarratt and South Oxhey.

Croxley Great Barn Tours  

2019 opening dates :  The Museum facilitates visits to the Barn, generally on the last Saturday morning of each month from April to October. Dates for 2019 have now been confirmed. They are:

27 April  ~  25 May  ~  29 June  ~  27 July  ~  31 August  ~  28 September  ~  26 October

The visit includes a talk on the history of the barn and its form of construction, and also allows inspection of the interior, so please allow up to two hours for the visit.

It is not necessary to pre-book a visit on these dates but those wishing to visit should assemble at St Joan of Arc car park, Rickmansworth High Street, WD3 1HG by 10.45am. It is a 10-15 minute walk from the car park to the barn, which has a rough floor and the footpath may be muddy if wet, so appropriate footwear is recommended.

For further information, telephone 01923 772325 or e-mail

To see a video of the inaugural opening click here