Chelmsford Museum

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Local, industrial and social history from prehistory to present day, Essex Regiment history, fine and decorative arts (ceramics, costume, glass), coins, natural history, events and talks.

Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm
(Closed Fridays during Essex Schools term time
Sundays 1pm to 4pm
Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day



  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available


  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities


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

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted



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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    By Road:
    Take old A12 / Chelmsford approach. Cross roundabout, turn right at next roundabout, left at 3rd roundabout, turn right into Moulsham Street. After 100yds turn right into Oaklands Park.

    By Public Transport:
    From Chelmsford station it is 1.5 miles to Chelmsford Museum.

    Accessible by Public Transport: Chelmsford station is 1 mile away.

    Chelmsford Museum Group Visits

    Type:Group Travel Visits

    Chelmsford Museum, Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ

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    Chelmsford MuseumChelmsford Museum, ChelmsfordLocal and social history from prehistory to present day; fine and decorative arts (ceramics, glass); coins; natural history (geology, animals, live beehive). Exhibitions and events. Set in park with children's play area.

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