Exhibitions and Displays

Current exhibitions and displays at Mill Green Museum.

Gallery 1

Christmas Pop-up ShopChristmas pop up shop

 until 23 December

Stop by to pick up some unique, and handmade Christmas gifts and stocking fillers. Bird feeders, handmade cards, Mill green mince pies and much more!



Hatfield 1914-1919 Charles Lawrence with sisters

13 January - 10 February

A travelling exhibition by Hatfield Historical Society marking the centenary of the First World War. 

Focusing on the experiences of the Parish of Hatfield and its people. 



Hire of Gallery 1

We aim to provide gallery space for hire to local artists and art and community groups, to provide them with a venue to exhibit their work and share it with the local community who visit Mill Green Mill & Museum.

We encourage a broad range of artists and groups to hire our gallery space to display their illustrations, mixed media, textile and sculpture work for periods of 4 weeks at a time at a cost of ¬£50 for a 4-week hire.

Gallery 1 is located next to the museum shop on the ground floor of Mill Green Museum.  It is recommended that you view the gallery before applying for an exhibition slot.

For further information or to hire the Gallery contact the Curator at Mill Green Museum or download the Hire Pack below.  The application form and details of how to apply can be found on the final pages of the Hire Pack.  Also be sure to read our terms and conditions.

pdf icon Hire Pack [1MB] including application form.

Gallery 2 and 3Soldiers at Hatfield House Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser window

The War to End All Wars: Daily life after WW1

8 July 2018 - 27 January 2019

How was the end of the war celebrated?

Did daily life change? Explore the local impact of the end of World War One in this new interactive exhibition.

Image show soldiers recuperating at Hatfield House. Reproduced with permission of the Marquess of Salisbury, Hatfield House


Cresta CoutureCresta Couture

10 February - 7 July

Image ©Cresta Silks Ltd (Debenhams plc)

A partnership exhibition with the University of Hertfordshire celebrating the innovative and stylish fabrics created by local textile company Cresta Silks from the 1920's to the 1970's. Original Cresta items from the museum's collection will be displayed alongside contemporary pieces and designs created by Fashion and Fashion Business students at the University of Hertfordshire who have been inspired by the iconic designs.


Mill Green Halt Mill Green Halt

A recreation of the fictional Mill Green Halt Railway station set in the late 1800's.

(Viewed through a window at the back of the Mill)





Community Art Displays at Sainsburys', Welwyn Garden City

Sainsburys has accepted, as part of the planning consent for their new store in Church Road, Welwyn Garden City, that they would enable displays of community art on their premises. Specifically, in three of the large casement windows which face out on to Parkway.

Welwyn Hatfield Museum Service has responsibility to promote the availability of this display space and acts as a point of contact between Store Managers at Sainsburys Welwyn Garden City branch and those groups who wish to exhibit their work on the premises.

The museum service is encouraging a broad range of community art groups and organisations to come forward to apply to use this display space at Sainsburys.

The Sainsburys display windows are located at the back of the store and face into Parkway in Welwyn Garden City.  It is recommended that you view the windows before applying for an exhibition slot to get an idea of the size and nature of the space available.

For further information and to find out how to apply please contact the Museum Curator at Mill Green Museum.


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