The Walled Gardens
Explore the Unusual Fruit Garden, the 17th Century Garden and Peace Garden set across two acres of lush green space with beautiful landscaping with sculptures and outdoor seating.
Library and Research
Study our archives, which range from newspaper records, 1950 to 2010s, to maps, drawings, oral histories, local photographs and parish records.
Find out about Harlow’s development post WWII, including the growth of the town’s community, local industry, shopping, green spaces and sculptures.
Discover the John Collins Cycle collection, over 40 cycles on display ranging from one of the first bicycles made in England, Penny Farthings to the rare racing Quintette.
Explore the five parishes which originally made up the land where Harlow Town now stands, including Potter Street, Latton, Netteswell, Little and Great Parndon.
Fossils and Rocks
See the earliest traces of the story of Harlow with fossils showing its Prehistoric and Neolithic history.
See the treasures excavated from the Roman Temple site in Stangrove Hill, learn about Romans in Harlow and find out how they lived.
Movers and Shapers the Harlow Makers
Learn about influential people who lived and worked in Harlow and contributed to arts, science, sport and technological advances which have made an impact locally and globally.
Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens offers a wide variety of ways to get involved. Whether you are looking to donate an artefact to the museum’s collection or perhaps take up one of our volunteering opportunities, more information on how to get involved can be found here.Find out more