Chelmsford City Museum

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Oaklands Park Moulsham Street

  • Phone: 01245 605700

See, smell, touch and hear Chelmsford's past and think about Chelmsford's present at Chelmsford City Museum. It is open daily, with brand new displays, changing exhibitions and a wide range of events throughout the year for everybody. Chelmsford Museum is run by Chelmsford City Council.

Further information

Opening Hours:

10am to 5pm Monday to Sunday


Admission to the Museum is free of charge. Some events may incur a charge.

Travel directions:

Chelmsford Museum is located on Moulsham Street, near the junction with New London Road. This is a few minutes away from junction 15 of the A12. We have a free car park at Chelmsford Museum, with space for Blue Badge holders.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas

Facilities information:

Please contact the museum for the latest access information.


  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Touch exhibits

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