Chelmsford City Museums

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  • Small girl being carried by her father Relaxed OpeningOur relaxed openings are specifically aimed at those on the autistic spectrum, their families & friends.
  • Military Exhibition Military ExhibitionDiscover the story of the Essex Regiment and Essex Yeomanry. Artefacts include uniform, medals and weaponry. Located in Chelmsford Museum.
  • illustration of spooky Chelmsford Museum and witch Hocus Pocus ExhibitionFind out the history behind the mystery at our free Halloween exhibition during the October Half Term.
  • Paint brushes with paint on canvas Open Art CompetitionFind out how to submit work for our Open Art Exhibition starting in November
  • Young people with laptops, smart phones and tablets. Chelmsford CreativesFind out more about how you can get involved in Chelmsford Creatives, a new initiative for young people at Chelmsford Museum.
  • bright sparks exhibition chelmsford museum Bright Sparks ExhibitionA fascinating exhibition telling the story of how modern industries thrived in Chelmsford. Local heroes include Marconi, Hoffmann & Crompton.
  • humpty dumpty Friday FivesA fun nursery rhyme and craft session for toddlers aged 18 months to 5 years at Chelmsford Museum.
  • embroidered bee The Journeys of Hercules and I Art ExhibitionLocal artist Jonathan Harvey Thomas brings his exhibition to the museum.
  • story of chelmsford  exhibition Story of Chelmsford ExhibitionTake a journey in the Chelmer Valley from the Ice Age to the Present day at the Story of Chelmsford Exhibition.
  • Other exhibitions at Chelmsford Museum Our Other ExhibitionsFind out more about the exhibitions of Ceramics, Coins & Tokens and Wildlife & Geology at Chelmsford Museum.
  • Soldier silhouette standing in field of poppies We Will Remember Them ExhibitionJoin us as we commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I at this exhibition