Burnham-on-Crouch - Marion Sidebottom
  • Burnham-on-Crouch - Marion Sidebottom
  • Burnham-on-Crouch - Marion Sidebottom

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Burnham and the Dengie Hundred is an area born from the sea. Over thousands of years it has produced, many skilled craftsmen and women in the agricultural, fishing and maritime trades. The museum celebrates the working and domestic lives of these people and their families.

Visit the museum and enjoy exploring our artefacts from the Bronze Age to the present day. Learn about the first people to inhabit the area, about its medieval history, the importance of oysters to the town’s development and the transformation of much of the town into H.M.S. St. Mathew during the Second World War.

In addition to the many artefacts on display the museum is guardian of detailed local family history archives.

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Guide Prices

Adults £2, accompanied children free



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets


  • Children welcome


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
From the A12: Follow signs to Burnham-on-Crouch. A414 then B11010, once in Burnham high street follow signs to the museum. On the quay by the river.

By Public Transport:
From Burnham-on-Crouch station it is 20 minutes' walk to Burnham-on-Crouch Museum.

Timetables and information can be accessed via the public transport information partnership Traveline South East. Traveline allows you to plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest.

Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk and simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.

Accessible by Public Transport: Burnham-on-Crouch station is 1 mile away.

Burnham-on-Crouch & District Museum


The Museum, Coronation Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8HW

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Call direct on:

Tel01621 782184

Opening Times

* Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons between 13:30 p.m. and 16:30 p.m. including Bank Holidays and every day during school holidays.
Closed from November 1st to Good Friday the following year.

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