Chelmsford Museum and the Essex Regiment Museum

Free to all

The newly extended Chelmsford Museum includes archaeology and coins (including items purchased with Art Fund support), local and social history, and natural history.

The fine art collection concentrates on artists from Essex, including Lynton Lamb and Edward Bawden; decorative arts include the Tunstill collection of 18th-century drinking glasses and ceramics by Edward Bingham of Castle Hedingham, Joanna Constantinidis and Grayson Perry. The new extension contains displays on Chelmsford's industries, and the Essex Regiment Museum.

Visitor information


Chelmsford Museum and the Essex Regiment Museum

Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ
01245 605700

Free to all

Opening times

Monday to Sunday

10am – 5pm

We are open on Bank Holidays.

We are closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January




From January 2018 part of the museum will be closed for 12 months for redisplay work.

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