Other Local Museums

See these museums on-line, then follow up with a visit - you will be glad that you did !









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Earls Colne Heritage Museum
A new museum in Earls Colne village, one of Coggeshall's nearest neighbours. The museum is situated in an old water tower which was part of the Atlas works belonging to Hunts.
24 Hour Museum - the National Virtual Museum
Museums, Galleries and Heritage for everyone. The gateway to over 2,500 UK museums, galleries and heritage attractions.   Share in our nation's heritage!
Braintree District Museum

"Threads of Time" tells the story of Braintree District and its important place in our island's history. By creativity and skill, the people of the area developed ideas which shaped 20th Century life. Gallery exhibits interpret the diverse local industrial heritage: the production of fabrics for State occasions during the past 200 years and innovations in metal window design and man-made textiles in which our District led the world.

East Anglian Railway Museum

The finest and most comprehensive collection of period railway architecture and engineering in East Anglia.  It is always worthwhile visiting the Museum, whether on an operating day or not. There is plenty to see and do - including visiting three preserved signal boxes, the Restoration Shed, and lots more. All exhibits are restored and maintained by volunteers who are involved in all areas of the Museum and new recruits are always welcome. On operating days, steam trains run on the demonstration line.The Museum's miniature railway normally operates on all operating days, except in the event of adverse weather.

Colchester Museums
Colchester Castle Museum takes you through 2000 years of some of the most important events in British history in the largest keep ever built by the Normans.
Hollytrees Museum highlights home and domestic life, Victorian life and toys and shows what life was like  over last 300 years.
Natural History Museum is an ideal place to visit for a child‘s ‘First Museum visit’.
Tymperleys Clock Museum is home to a fine display of clocks and watches.