The varied and fascinating past of Hitchin's brought to life at this busy market town museum. Hitchin Museum's galleries tell the story of Hitchin's economic and social past. There is a costume gallery covering 2 centuries. Local history gallery and displays dedicated to the Hertfordshire yeomanry. A physic garden in the museum grounds complements the recreation of the interior of local Victorian chemist shop, Perks and Llewellyn. In addition there is a temporary exhibition and events programme.