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image for Children's Activity Event item typeHalf Term Halloween at East Anglian Railway Museum

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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Outdoor Event, Mon 23 - Fri 27 Oct 2017

QUALITY ASSURED VISITOR ATTRACTION

Halloween EAR

Halloween EAR

Contact

East Anglian Railway Museum

Address

Chappel Station,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO6 2DS

Details

HALLOWEEN HALF TERM FUN!

Something spooky is happening at the museum…

Carve a pumpkin, drench yourselves apple bobbing, do some fun spooky crafts or decorate biscuits in the Chappel Station Cafe.

There’s a prize for the best Halloween costume so dress to impress!

+ On selected days, our Miniature Railway will be running for an extra £1.50 per person - check our Facebook feed for information

+ Regular Museum & Exhibits, including static engines and carriages, original station buildings, kid's playground, restoration shed & more!

WHEN:

Mon 23rd – Fri 27th October

OPENING TIMES:

Normal opening times – 10am till 4:30pm

PRICE:

Normal prices apply; see below:

Adults: £6.00
Seniors: £5.50
Children (4-15yrs): £4.75
Under 4s are free

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Although the museum is virtually fully accessible, due to us being at a functioning railway station, visitors using wheel chairs will need the assistance of a carer to navigate the separate accessible entrance and security gate on the opposite side of the rail track.

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 23 - Fri 27 Oct 2017 10:00 to 16:00

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 23 - Fri 27 Oct Half Term Halloween
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Oct Spooky Day Out With Thomas
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec Festive Day Out With Thomas
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec Festive Day Out With Thomas
Sat 23 Dec Festive Day Out With Thomas

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TL 896287  Lat: 51.92451 Long: 0.75596

By Road:
Near the impressive Chappel Viaduct. About 15 minutes from Colchester, Halstead and Sudbury, about 30 minutes from Chelmsford, about 40 minutes from Ipswich.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Chappel station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Although the museum is virtually fully accessible, due to us being at a functioning railway station, visitors using wheel chairs will need the assistance of a carer to navigate the separate accessible entrance and security gate on the opposite side of the rail track.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • 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:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair