Chelmsford City Museums
Oaklands Park

Oaklands Park

Oaklands Park view

Oaklands Park


Car park gates open at 7.30am and close at the following times:

  • January 5.30pm
  • February and March 6pm
  • April 8pm
  • May 9pm
  • June and July 10pm
  • August 9pm
  • September 8pm
  • October 7pm
  • November and December 5.30pm


Oaklands Park is an established award winning park. It covers around 12 acres of grounds within the historic quarter of Chelmsford.   

Park facilities include:

Oaklands was first opened as a public park in 1930 and today boasts both Green Flag and Green Heritage status.  

Oaklands Park Chelmsford



Oaklands Park 
Moulsham Street 

Phone us

01245 605700

By car

Oaklands Park is located off Moulsham Street, near its junction with New London Road.

There is a free car park with space for disabled badge holders, and more spaces just outside the park.

Maximum stay is 2 hours. If you need to stay longer, please ask at the Museum reception desk and you will receive a permit.

By bus

The nearest bus stop to Oaklands Park 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 Essex to check which buses go to the park.

By train

The nearest train station to Oaklands Park is Chelmsford Station. 

You can look at Trainline to check which trains stop at Chelmsford Station.

The park is about a 30 minute walk from the station.

By bike

Oaklands Park is located on a cycle route.

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

There are cycle parking facilities available.