Barnet Museum – Celebrating the historic importance of Barnet

Barnet Museum is a free local history Museum in North London run by volunteers. The Museum focuses on Chipping Barnet, East Barnet, New Barnet, Hadley and the surrounding districts.

The Museum’s collection contains hundreds of artefacts reflecting the history of Barnet and those that have lived there, dating from the Bronze Age to the present day. There is also an extensive archive, and we are a centre for local and family history research.

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Quick Links to barnetmuseum.co.uk

Recent History – From the Facebook page “Barnet – A Trip Down Memory Lane”

“Let’s Wallow in Nostalgia with old Memories of Barnet, Find Old Friends, add your old Photos. Chat about the old Days.”
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Local Historic Attractions

Hadley Highstone Monument

Photo of Hadley Highstone Monument

The monument is a sandstone obelisk which was originally put up by Sir Jeremy Sambrook in 1740. It reads “Here was fought the famous battle between Edward IV and the Earl of Warwick April 14th Anno 1471 in which the Earl was Defeated and Slain“.