Garden City Collection

The Garden City Collection is an internationally significant collection of historical artefacts, with over 250,000 items to discover, including the archives of the early Garden City Movement, architectural plans of the world’s first Garden City, as well as furniture, art and a wealth of social history telling Letchworth’s fascinating story.

Our historical objects support local exhibitions held in the town, and are available to view online.

Explore with us

We hold store tours and other events. They are very popular so please book early to avoid disappointment via Eventbrite or by contacting us directly.

We also welcome researchers, by appointment, from around the world to view our collection. If you wish to visit, please contact us at or 01462 476075. 

You can follow the Garden City Collection on Twitter.

The Heritage Foundation take care of Letchworth's environments

Heritage Advisory Team

    The Heritage Advisory Team will be based out of One Garden City, Broadway, SG6 3BF as of 28 January 2019. 

    • Chat to the team about making changes to your home, community grants, property or anything else we do.

    • Share your thoughts and ideas for the Garden City, present and future.

    • Find out more about the work we do for the communities of Letchworth Garden City

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