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image for Children's Activity Event item typeHallowe'en Spooktacular Open Day at Essex Fire Museum

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Children's Fun Day, Fri 28 Oct 2016

Essex Fire Museum

Essex Fire Museum



01376 576205


Grays Fire Station,
Hogg Lane,
RM17 5QS


Booking essential
Come and brave our museum as our mannequins come to life and play tricks on our guests! There will also be arts 'n' crafts available for budding Tony Hart's.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 28 Oct 2016
Three tours: starting at 10:00 & 13:00 for families with younger children, & 18:00 suitable for souls aged 11+



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Map reference: TQ 611793  Lat: 51.49039 Long: 0.31951

From the A13:

Exit the A13 onto the A1012 towards Grays/A1306; at the next roundabout take the 4th exit onto the A1012; at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Elizabeth Road (A1012); at the next roundabout take the 1st exit onto Hogg Lane; turn left to stay on Hogg Lane; Grays Fire Station is approximately 100 meters on the right.

The Essex Fire Museum is located round the back of the station, with dedicated parking spaces to the left of the museum and behind the smoke house.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Grays station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesAudible alarm system