Harlow Museum Walled Gardens
  • Harlow Museum Walled Gardens
  • Inside of the Harlow Museum
  • Harlow Museum Walled Gardens
  • Harlow Museum Walled Gardens
  • Vintage photo of the Harvey Centre
  • Vintage photo from Harlow New Town

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Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens is a significant and historical place with over 1000 years of captured history. The museum’s gallery spaces highlight the history of the town from the Iron Age to the present day. The site is also home to three historical gardens set across two acres of lush green space. 

The Museum has at least 40,000 artefacts, the majority of which have been acquired by public donation, mainly from Harlow Town residents. There is a new discovery around every corner, family activities and a seating area perfect for picnics.

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Free entry, no need to book.



  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

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  • Free Entry


  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups
  • Mini Coach Parties Accepted

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Grounds for outdoor activities


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

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  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Single sex groups welcomed



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      Road Directions

      Free car parking is available on site with plenty of spaces.

      Public Transport Directions


      Harlow has two train stations - Harlow Mill and Harlow New Town. The closest station to the museum is Harlow Mill.


      The nearest tube station is Epping, on the central line, but a bus will need to be taken for the rest of the journey.


      Bus services available near the museum are as follows: 59, 508, 509 and 510.The nearest bus stop is on First Avenue. 


      Cycle racks are available within the car park for bicycles.

      Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens


      Muskham Road, Harlow, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2LF

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      Opening Times

      * Open Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays.
      9:30am - 3:30pm (last entry 3pm)

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