Museum Resource and Learning Centre

A treasure trove of art, archaeology, costumes, social history and natural science collections which can be explored through behind the scenes tours, inspiring education sessions and independent study.

Visit the Herefordshire Hoard

The Hoard treasure is now housed at the Museum Resource and Learning Centre.

See the Herefordshire Hoard on display in 2023:

  • Thursday, January 26 - 10 am to 1pm
  • Tuesday, February 21 - 10am to 3pm - Family Activity Day
  • Thursday, March 23 - 10am to 1pm

No need to book - just turn up on the day!

Museum online collections

Some of the Museum's extensive collections are available to search online.

Items from mrlc collections

About the Museum Resource and Learning Centre

The Museum Resource and Learning Centre (MRLC) is the central climate-controlled storage facility for the county's museum collection.

Due to a major redevelopment of the Hereford Museum and Art Gallery 2023-2024/5, the museum collections enquiry desk is currently closed, and tours and research visits suspended.

Find out about our workshops and learning topics for schools


Museum Resource and Learning Centre
58 Friars Street
Telephone: 01432 383383


Inside Out

Herefordshire Museum Services' exciting new project that brings the hidden gems of its collections bursting into life for local people and visitors. Using digital technology objects will be seen in the communities where people live, work and visit. For more information call 01432 383383.

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