Plan your visit

Royston Museum is open every Thursday to Sunday. General admission is free and you do not need to book.

The Exhibition Hall is open to all and includes displays about the Romans, local industry, the Victorians, the World Wars and town recreation.

The first floor, balcony and art gallery are currently closed for redevelopment.

OPENING TIMES

Thursday - Sundays
10.00 - 16.00

ADMISSION

Entry is free!

 

Getting here

ADDRESS

5 Lower King Street
Royston, SG8 5AL

PARKING

There is no on-site parking. 

 

Royston Museum is a 2 minute walk from Princes Mews car park, SG8 9AZ.

BY CAR

Royston is well situated at the crossroads of the A505 and A10. 

 

The A1M and M11 are each within a 15 minute drive, and link easily to the M25 and A14.

BY TRAIN

Royston has frequent train services between London Kings Cross and Cambridge. 

Timetables can be accessed at National Rail Enquiries and Thames Link.

Royston Museum is an 8 minute walk from Royston train station

BY BUS

Royston has good bus links with Cambridge, Hitchin, Hertford, Buntingford and Bishops Stortford. Timetables are available at Intalink.

BY BIKE

There are no bicycle racks at Royston Museum, but you may leave your bike in the courtyard.

Royston Museum cannot take any responsibility for damage of theft of bikes left on-site.

 

Access

EXHIBITION HALL

The main Exhibition Hall is step-free and has wheelchair access.

FIRST FLOOR

The balcony and first floor rooms have no

step-free access.

TOILET FACILITIES

The museum toilet is not wheelchair accessible. Nearby toilets are available as part of Royston's community toilet scheme.

 

Useful Resources

TOWN MAP

Our town map shows the location of our car parks, Information Centre and attractions.

INFORMATION CENTRE

Located within Royston Library, discover

what to see and do in Royston at our Tourist Information Centre.

TOWN HERITAGE TRAIL

Discover Royston's fascinating past on this guided walk around Royston Town Centre.  

 

Starting at the church, a medieval priory until its dissolution by Henry VIII, follow 31 trail markers around town, taking in sites such as: Dead Street, named after the number of people living there who died from the Plague; King James I hunting palace; the ancient crossroad; and site of the medieval leper hospital.

The full trail lasts approx. 1.5 hours.

A shorter trail is also available and lasts approx. 45 minutes. Physical copies of the trail are available from the museum welcome desk.

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