Particularly its periods of prosperity in medieval and then in Georgian times when it was a coaching town on the Great North Road as well as having a sizeable brewing industry and being an important maltings centre. There is also a temporary display called 'The Archaeology of the Baldock Bypass' which finishes in May 2008. Several local history books are on sale in the museum including a history of the Iron Age and Roman Town that lies beneath the present town.
25p per person. Accompanied children free. Groups pay a donation.
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From the A1M: Museum is on the A505 (Hitchin Street) 10 yds from where it meets the A6141 at the crossroads in the centre of the town. The entrance is opposite the George and Dragon pub. It is about 2 miles from jct 9 and 10 of the A1 (M).
By Public Transport:
From Baldock station it is 0.33 miles to Baldock Museum. Follow road down from station and continue to the traffic lights. Turn right down Whitehorse Street keeping on the main carriageway. The town hall is in front of you at the end of the street.
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- Smoking not allowed