Saffron Walden Museum

Essex, CB10 1JL

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One of Britain's oldest museums, Saffron Walden Museum has unusually rich and varied collections including natural history, ancient Egypt and Greece, archaeology, local history, ceramics and glass, furniture, woodwork and textiles.

The ethnography collection is of world significance. Open 363 days a year, this award-winning, family-friendly museum stands in an enclosed meadow beside the ruins of the 12th-century Walden Castle.

Venue information

Opening times

1 Mar – 31 Oct
Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun and Banks Hols (including Bank Hol Mondays), 2pm – 5pm

1 Nov – 28 Feb
Tue – Sat, 10am – 4.30pm
Sun and Banks Hols (including Bank Hol Mondays), 2pm – 4.30pm

Closed Mondays (excluding Bank Holiday Mondays) and 24 – 25 Dec

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)