Chelmsford Museum | Essex

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Chelmsford Museum

Chelmsford Museum and Essex Regiment Museum sit at the heart of the city’s beautiful Oaklands Park.

Chelmsford Museum is FREE to visit and houses 4 main attractions:

  • Chelmsford Museum
  • Oaklands Park
  • Essex Regiment Museum
  • Sandford Mill Industrial Store


Discover our cross curricular learning sessions where we use our collections and interactive exhibits to bring learning to life. Led by experienced museum tutors.


Dig deeper into Chelmsford Museum and discover more about some of the objects in our collections, from thousands of years of Chelmsford’s history.


  • Military exhibition
  • Toys and Childhood exhibition
  • Story of Chelmsford exhibition
  • Bright Sparks Room
  • Our other exhibitions

Plan your visit to Chelmsford Museum today!

Nearby Places to Visit
Talliston House & Gardens
Little Easton Manor
St. Andrews Church Greensted

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Oaklands Park
Moulsham Street

Opening Times

Mon10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri10:00am - 4:00pm
Sat10:00am - 4:00pm
Sun10:00am - 4:00pm

Summer opening times
1 April to 31 October
Open every day (including bank holidays): 10am to 5pm

Winter opening times
1 November to 31 March
Open every day (including bank holidays): 10am to 4pm

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Additional Features

  • Archaeology
  • Biology
  • Fine Art
  • Geology
  • Industrial
  • Military
  • Social History
  • Cabinet of Curiosities
  • Jigsaw puzzles

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