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.


Saffron Walden Museum

Museum Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1JL

01799 510333

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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

Free entry with National Art Pass

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