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Visit British Schools Museum car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to reach the British Schools Museum car-free. Hitchin train station is half an hour from central London. From the station, it is a 15-20 minute walk to the museum, or check our journey planner for a bus.

Buses stop close by in Hitchin, at Asda or St Mary’s Square from Stevenage (20 mins) and Luton (50 mins); and some from St Albans (50 mins), Welwyn-Garden-City (60 mins) and Bishop’s Stortford (80 mins). A few buses run to Hitchin from Bedford (70 mins) and Watford (100 mins).

There are direct trains to Hitchin from: Stevenage (5 mins), London Finsbury Park (25 mins), St Pancras International (30 mins), Cambridge (35 mins), Peterborough (45 mins), Kings Cross (45 mins), London Bridge (45 mins), Croydon (60 mins), Redhill (80 mins), Brighton (110 mins) and Horsham (115 mins). When you travel by train, a Hitchin PlusBus ticket offers unlimited travel around town by bus.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

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About British Schools Museum

Visit a Victorian classroom, take part in the programme of family events, and hang out at the play café.

For any queries about visiting contact British Schools Museum on 01462 420144 or enquiries@britishschoolsmuseum.org.uk

Address: The British Schools Museum, 41/42 Queen St, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9TS. Visit Website