Chelmsford City Museums
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History and Natural History Loan Boxes

Enquire about our loan boxes


£30 per box per half term

Chelmsford Museum offers schools half termly topic loans on both history and natural history.
History Loans

The topic loans contain a mixture of genuine and replica artefacts, or printed materials, and come with a set of teacher notes.     



History topic loans include:

  • The Romans
  • Victorian childhood 
  • Victorian toys
  • World War I
  • World War II and life on the home front
Natural History Loans




Chelmsford Museum has a selection of mammals, birds and amphibians each in individual display cases available for loan on a half termly basis.




The Natural History loans are very popular for art classes, especially in the Autumn Term.  We offer a maximum of six specimens per loan. 




Natural history loans include:


  • Mammals
  • Birds
  • Amphibians
  • Fossils




Schools collect the boxes from the Museum and should return them by the Thursday at the end of each half term.