Chelmsford Museum
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About

Closed until Spring 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Following a complete renovation, Chelmsford Museum reopened in 2019 to take you through Chelmsford's history, from the Ice Age, right through to the present day. From the chance to see a mammoth, or watch a princely Anglo-Saxon buriel, to finding out what used to be on your street, the museum has something for everyone.

See the Story of Chelmsford from Prehistory to present day, Chelmsford's Potters such as Grayson Perry, Bright Sparks and the Natural World. And you can also take one of our trails in the wonderful Oaklands Park, where the museum is located. 

Chelmsford Museum is also home to the Essex Regiment Museum

​​​​​​The museum offers a great free day out, as well as one off events, talks and workshops. 



 

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Entry to the museum is free of charge.

Events

Sunday, 27th June 2021 - Sunday, 27th June 2021

Follow the Yellow Brick Road history walk
more info

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Free Entry

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Currently closed

Groups

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

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Passenger lift
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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      Map & Directions

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      By car

      Chelmsford Museum is located on Moulsham Street, near the junction with New London Road. We have a free car park at Chelmsford Museum, with space for Blue Badge holders.

      By bike

      Chelmsford Museum is located on a cycle route and there are cycle parking facilities. 

      Public transport Chelmsford's bus and train stations are about 1.5 miles from the museum.  

      Chelmsford Museum

      Type:Museum

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

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      Awards

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      • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018

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