Chelmsford Museum, The Essex Regiment Museum and Sandford Mill have now closed until further notice.
We are keeping up to date with guidance from the Government, and will let you know when we are able reopen.
Sandford Mill is a science education centre. We are not usually open to the public, and are not currently holding any open days.
From April to October we usually offer schools brilliant hands-on science sessions at this unique learning centre. You can find out more about our learning sessions.
The site houses our large industrial collections which can be viewed on our open days.
Learn more about the history of Sandford Mill.
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Sandford Mill is located just outside Chelmer Village, and there are brown tourist signposts for you to follow.
If you are using a sat nav and you set it to the postcode, it may direct you through Sandford Mill Lane. There is no vehicle access to the museum on this road.
When you arrive at Sandford Mill, there is a free car park.
Sandford Mill is located on a cycle route from Chelmer Village.
You can look at the cycle map to plan your journey.
There are cycle parking facilities.
Please follow Government guidance on use of public transport during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The nearest bus stop to Sandford Mill is on Chelmer Village Way, and is about a mile from the museum.
The number 47, 71, 71A, 71X and 72 buses stop at this bus stop.
You can look at First Essex to check which buses go to the museum.
The nearest train station to Chelmsford Museum is Chelmsford Station. You can look at Trainline to check which trains stop at Chelmsford Station.
The museum is about a 30 minute walk from the station.