Special Exhibition Gallery at Bishop's Stortford Museum, Rhodes
The collections are housed together and provide a new focus on the town's rich local history and unique links with the story of Cecil Rhodes, Empire and Africa. There are modern galleries with interactive displays featuring: Victorian Bishop's Stortford A Victorian Drawing Room. Trades and Buildings of the town. The Gilbey Gallery. History and Heritage of Bishop's Stortford. The Miss Pye Collection (A local Edwardian lady's personal belongings). Europe and Africa. Rhodes and Africa. The African Gallery Southern. Africa after Rhodes. There is also an Education Room and a Temporary Exhibition Gallery (The Thorleybourne Gallery) hosts a variety of exhibitions throughout the year, art exhibitions, touring exhibitions and displays from the museum's reserve collections. The Thorleybourne Gallery is available for hire at art exhibitions of a recognised high standard. The Gallery enjoys an excellent location, just minutes away from the heart of Bishop's Stortford's town centre. It is within walking distance of the main line railway station, with its links to London (40 mins. approx) and Cambridge (30 mins. approx).
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ContactDr Sarah Turner
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VenueBishop's Stortford Museum, Rhodes
South Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3JG
Map reference: TL 491204 Lat: 51.86225 Long: 0.16390
From M11, junction 8 follow signs for Bishop's Stortford. From B1383 (old A11) from Stansted Mountfitchet. From A120 from Hertford or Braintree. From A1184 from London/Harlow. By Train: WAGN, Liverpool Street to Cambridge line, get off at Bishop's Stortford. By Bus: Arriva and First Eastern National Bus Services.
Parking : free
Accessible by Public Transport : 1 mile (1.6 kms) from Bishop's Stortford station
There is disabled access to the arts centre but not the museum