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One of the oldest museums in the country, opened in 1835, with fine and varied collections. Something for everyone from moccasins and mummy cases to woolly mammoths and Wallace the lion. Displays of local history, archaeology, natural history and geology, ceramics, furniture, textiles, ancient Egypt and ethnography from the 'Worlds of Man'. Plus special exhibitions, events and holiday activities. Twelfth Century Norman castle ruins in grassy grounds. Good disabled access.
Adults £1.50, Discounts 75p, Children (18 and under) FREE.
Annual season tickets £5 and £2.50.
Open all the time
March - October, Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sundays & Bank Holidays 2 - 5pm November - February, Monday to Saturday 10am - 4.30pm; Sundays & Bank Holidays 2 - 4.30pm. Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
From the M11 : Exit at Bishop's Stortford from South, follow B1383/B1052 to Saffron Walden. From north there is no exit at Stumps Cross (jct 9). Leave M11 at jct 10.
Nearest station : 3 miles (4.8 kms) from Audley End station
|Sat 25 May 2013 - Sun 1 Sep 2013||Exhibitions at Saffron Walden Museum|
|Wed 29, Thu 30 May 2013||Family Holiday Activities|
|Thu 30 May 2013||Museum minis - activities for pre-school children|
|Thu 27 Jun 2013||Museum minis - activities for pre-school children|
|Wed 7 Aug 2013||Family Holiday Activities|
|Wed 14 Aug 2013||Family Holiday Activities|
|Wed 21 Aug 2013||Family Holiday Activities|
|Sat 14 Sep 2013 - Sun 3 Nov 2013||Exhibitions at Saffron Walden Museum|
|Sat 14 Sep 2013||Medieval Open Day, Castle Bailey|
|Sat 5 Oct 2013||The Big Draw|
|Wed 30, Thu 31 Oct 2013||Family Holiday Activities|
|Sat 16 Nov 2013 - Sun 26 Jan 2014||Exhibitions at Saffron Walden Museum|
|Sat 7 Dec 2013||Family Holiday Activities|