Saffron Walden Museum

Museum Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1BN

t: 01799 510333   


Opening hours: Please check museum website for current opening times prior to your visit

Discover a world of hidden treasures in one of the country’s oldest purpose-built museums. This award-winning family-friendly museum explores the archaeology, natural history and social history of north-west Essex and the wider world.

It has displays of costume, geology, archaeology, ceramics, local history, world cultures and so much more. And with a rolling programme of special exhibitions, activities and events throughout the year, there’s always something new to see and do!

Set in quiet grounds next to the ruins of the 12th century Walden Castle, the museum is the perfect place to explore the history of our district. There is a small car park and access for disabled visitors.

Admission: Adults £2.50; Concessions £1.25; Under-18s free.

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