Housed in the Servants' Quarters at the Shugborough Estate, the County Museum features a restored Victorian kitchen, laundry and brewhouse, as well as galleries and temporary exhibitions illustrating Staffordshire life over the past 200 years.
For more information please contact us or visit the Shugborough Estate website.
Museum projects and programmes
We run various projects throughout Staffordshire and the West Midlands. For more information about our projects, or for advice and information, please contact us.
The past track website has over 24,000 resources about the history and heritage of Staffordshire, including photographs, paintings, film clips, audio clips, documents and more.
Find out more about past track, or view the archives and heritage Facebook page.
An interactive tour exhibition tells the story of how the Staffordshire Hoard was found and saved. This project is on tour to venues across the West Midlands.
Find out more about the Mercian Trail on the Staffordshire Hoard website.
The Great War Staffordshire
100 years on Staffordshire’s involvement in the 1914-1918 conflict is being commemorated through the Staffordshire Great War Trail, created to help bring the events of the period to life through the county’s principal Great War landmarks.
Find out more about the Great War Trail on the Great War Staffordshire website.
Gateway to the past
The online catalogue of our arts and museum collections. It contains our entire collection and also provides access to the collections of the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent archive service and the William Salt Library.
Find out more about the gateway to the past.
Museum talks programme
We offer a talks programme on a range of subjects, and we can travel anywhere within Staffordshire, but will charge travel costs for outside the county. Talks are popular, so please book them at leaste six months in advance.
For more information or to book a talk, please contact us.