Modernising the Museum

Artist impression of modernised museum on Broad Street, Hereford

Artist impression of modernised museum on Broad Street, Hereford

The potential relocation of Hereford Library to a revitalised site at the Maylord Orchard Centre opens up the possibility of redeveloping the museum on Broad Street.

This would be very good news for the museum service and for the city as a whole. Reconfiguring the interior of the Grade II listed building into a modern museum would provide space for displaying more of the museum service's own collections relating to Herefordshire as well as allowing a wide range of other exhibitions. The redeveloped building would also house a cafe and provide a permanent home for the Herefordshire Hoard.

The proposed development is part of the #StrongerHereford vision that has attracted up to £22.4m in government funding to regenerate the city.

You will be given the opportunity to have your say on the planned development through a public consultation held in the coming months.