Visit Hereford’s Cider Museum and explore the story of traditional cider making.
Learn how the apples were milled and pressed and how the resulting juice was fermented to produce cider.
Herefordshire is world famous for its cider and here is a wonderful way to discover its history and the traditions of how it was made, right through to the modern day.
A tour of the Museum reveals the history of cidermaking and visitors have the opportunity of walking through original champagne cider cellars and viewing a cooper’s workshop, vat house and cider making memorabilia.
View a rare collection of engraved English Lead Crystal cider glasses dating from the 18th century onwards and a collection of 19th century watercolours which were commissioned in 1865 to produce the Herefordshire Pomona – a book illustrating the different varieties of apples and pears grown.
Group visits are welcome including school groups and research facilities are available by appointment.
GIFT SHOP & TEAROOM – Browse the gift shop with its abundance of cider and perries, along with Hereford Cider Brandy and locally produced gin, vodka and liqueurs as well as a selection of preserves, confectionery, books and individual gift ideas. A tea room is available offering drinks and light snacks.
The Cider Museum is open Monday-Saturday
1st April to 31st October: 10am to 5pm
1st November to 31st March: 11am to 3pm
Open Bank Holiday weekends.
Location Tip: Find the museum by Sainsbury supermarket