Braintree District Museum

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By creativity and skill, the people of the area developed ideas which shaped the life of the 20thC. Gallery exhibits interpret the diverse local industrial heritage, the production of fabrics for state occasions during the past 200 years and innovations in metal window design and man-made textiles in which our district led the world. A natural history gallery tells the story of John Ray, the 17thC naturalist born in the district.

 

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Guide Prices

Adults: £4.00.
Children and Concessions: £3.00
Under 5's: Free

Events

Saturday, 25th June 2022 - Saturday, 25th June 2022

Exhibition Tour and CollagesJoin us for a collage making workshop with Clare Youngs and an exclusive exhibition tour!
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Saturday, 25th June 2022 - Saturday, 25th June 2022

Exhibition Tour and CollagesJoin us for a collage making workshop with Clare Youngs and an exclusive exhibition tour!
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Saturday, 10th September 2022 - Saturday, 10th September 2022

Saturday, 17th September 2022 - Saturday, 17th September 2022

Heritage Open DayFREE admission to Braintree Museum.
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Tuesday, 25th October 2022 - Tuesday, 25th October 2022

Dinos at Dusk!Join us for spooky crafts, dino scavenger hunt and much more!
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • Interactive displays closed
  • Online booking possible
  • Outside seating

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      By Road: Take the A120 into Braintree.  

      Public Transport Directions

      By Public Transport: From Braintree town station it is 5 minutes' walk to Braintree District Museum.  

      Braintree District Museum

      Type:Museum

      Manor Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3HW

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      Awards

      • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018

      Opening Times

      Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
      DayTimes
      MondayClosed
      Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00
      SundayClosed

      * The Museum is open all year round but closes over the Christmas period. For the exact dates please check braintreemuseum.co.uk

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