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Bishops Stortford Museum

Cecil Rhodes Photo Pastel 1898

Have you discovered the Bishop’s Stortford Museum yet?

What a splendid museum. Very, very good.”  Visitor comment

The Bishop’s Stortford Museum is housed in the original Victorian building which was the birthplace of Cecil Rhodes (1853 – 1902), financier and founder of diamond company De Beers. The museum is a local landmark and receives vistiors from all over the world many of whom come to see the unique collection of artefacts about Rhodes and his life.

Bishop’s Stortford Museum
South Road
Bishop’s Stortford
CM23 3JG



Open daily Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 4pm


Tel: 01279 710204
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Curator: Chris Lydamore
Deputy Curator: Alex Andrijevic


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Friends of Rhodes

Do you love the arts and culture? Are you interested in local history?

Then why not become a Friend of Rhodes and take advantage of the many benefits membership offers you? Find out more

Corporate Sponsorship

Rhodes is a vibrant, successful venue in the heart of Bishop's Stortford which attracts more than 100,000 visitors per year. Sponsorship of the arts offers excellent value for money! Find out more