Chelmsford City Museums
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Location

Sandford Mill

Find out how to get to Sandford Mill


01245 605700


Dates

27 July

3 August

10 August

17 August

24 August

31 August


Times

Morning tickets:

10am to 12.30pm

Afternoon tickets: 

2pm to 4.30pm

Price

3+ years £5

Adults £5

0-2 years Free

Coming soon to Sandford Mill! 


Every Friday during the summer holidays, kids and adults will love this exciting session where they will get to experiment and explore at our fantastic science centre. 

Find out about the science of flight with Birds of Prey, be astounded by the Mad Science Show, find out what lurks beneath our feet with Essex Rocks and lots more!

You will be able to explore our industrial collections in the Engine House, or take time out to go on a bug hunt in the great outdoors.  

Why not bring a picnic down and have lunch too! Food stalls offering hot and cold food will also be available. 


Timetable for the morning session:

10am arrival - Come and see the treasures in the Engine House, explore what’s beneath our feet with Essex Rocks or do some bug hunting. You can bring a picnic or get food from our food stalls. 

11am - Mad Science

11.30am -  If you didn’t get time to see everything before Mad Science, here’s your chance to discover more in the Engine House, with Essex Rocks, or at bug hunting.

12pm - Science of flight bird display

12.30pm - Departure, or stay for some food!


Timetable for the afternoon session:

2pm arrival - Come and see the treasures in the Engine House, explore what’s beneath our feet with Essex Rocks and do some bug hunting. You can bring a picnic or get food from our food stalls.  

3pm - Mad Science

3.30pm - More time to come and see the treasures in the Engine House, explore what’s beneath our feet with Essex Rocks and do some bug hunting. You can bring a picnic or get food from our food stalls. 

4pm - Science of flight bird display

4.30pm - Departure



Please note pictures will be taken throughout the day, if you do not wish to have your or your groups picture taken please let the photographer know.  



Tickets: 

  • Adults will be required to accompany children on the day, and an adult ticket must be purchased. 

  • Activities are suitable for anyone aged 3 years and above.                                



Children aged 3 years + - £5

Adults - £5

Under 2s Free


There is ample parking at Sandford Mill. Find out how to get to Sandford Mill here.  Please enter via Sandford Mill Road, do not follow your SatNav!