Welwyn Garden City: By Wisdom and Design at Mill Green Museum & Mill

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Welwyn Garden City: By Wisdom and Design at Mill Green Museum & Mill

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Date(s) - 01/12/2020 - 02/12/2020
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mill Green
Mill Green Museum & Mill,

Event Description

In our new exhibition, Welwyn Garden City: By Wisdom and Design, we will be looking at how Ebenezer Howard’s vision was put into practice by the founders of the Second Garden City Company and in particular the lead architect Louis de Soisson. It is a chance to see objects from Welwyn Hatfield’s museum collection as well as some loaned original material from Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (HALS) and the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation relating to the foundation and early years of Welwyn Garden City.

Howard’s Vision
Howard wanted to create a place which embodied the best elements of town living, without the poor conditions that the industrial revolution had produced, and combine them with the benefits of country living. A marriage of town and country: a Garden City.

Children (aged 2 to 16) – 50p
Adult – £3.50
The exhibition is open until Sunday 24th January 2021 at the following times:
Tuesday – Thursday: 10am – 5pm
Sundays: 2pm – 5pm
Bank Holidays: Open 2pm – 5pm
Monday, Friday, Saturday: Closed

Event Contact Information

Website Address: https://www.millgreenmuseum.co.uk/wisdom-and-design
Contact Telephone Number: 01707357850

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