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Trade Token, issued in 1666 by Henry Gladman, proprietor of the George Inn, St. Albans.

Trade Token, issued in 1666 by Henry Gladman, proprietor of the George Inn, St. Albans.

Verulamium Museum and the Museum of St Albans both hold collections of objects that are related to the lives of the past and present people of St Albans City and District.

Verulamium holds the collections of Archaeology and Field Archaeology for St Albans City and District, which are mainly from the Roman and Medieval town.

Early wooden washing machine.

Early wooden washing machine.

The Museum of St Albans houses a broad Social History Collection, a collection of Natural Science specimens and the Salaman Collection of tools. The museum also collects Oral History, recording the memories of people with a connection to the local area.
There is also a large Image Library containing images of both museum objects and photographs of people, places and events in the local area from the earliest photography to the current day. You can now search through many of these images from our collections online.

With the exception of the natural science collection, which is now closed, all these collections are being added to.
If you have something you want to give to the museum please have a look at our guidelines on donating objects. The museums also offer a free object identification service.
Why not have a look at Verulamium's Top Ten Objects and the Museum of St Albans Top Ten Objects to see what kind of objects are on display at the museums.

 Our collection of oil paintings is now available to view on the Your Paintings website.