Chelmsford City Museums
Essex Regiment Exhibition

Essex Regiment Museum

Internal view of the Military Exhibition at Essex Regiment Museum

Essex Regiment Museum

Opening hours

We are open every day, 10am to 5pm

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Bank holidays

We are open on bank holidays

Christmas opening hours



Entry is FREE

The Essex Regiment Museum tells the proud story of the county infantry regiment.

The displays include the Essex Regiment exhibition and the Essex Yeomanry exhibition. Our military artefacts include weaponry, medals and uniforms, plus pieces such as the Salamanca Eagle and the famous oil painting of the  'Last Stand of Gundamuck'.

The military collections are loaned to us by the Trustees of the Essex Regiment Museum. 
The Essex Regiment Museum is located within Chelmsford Museum

Salamanca Eagle Essex Regiment Museum

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Essex Regiment Museum
Oaklands Park
Moulsham Street
CM2 9AQ 

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By car

Essex Regiment Museum is located on Moulsham Street, near its junction with New London Road. We have a free car park, with space for Blue Badge holders.


By bike

Essex Regiment Museum is located on a cycle route.

You can  look at the cycle map to plan your journey. 

There are cycle parking facilities.


Public transport

By bus

The nearest bus stop to Essex Regiment Museum is on New London Road, at the junction with Moulsham Street opposite the Rising Sun pub.

The number 42, 42A, 52 and 100 buses stop at this bus stop.

You can look at First Essexto check which buses go to the museum.


By train

The nearest train station to Chelmsford Museum is Chelmsford Station. Find train times at  Trainline.

The museum is about a 30 minute walk from the station. Find directions from the station at Greater Anglia.