Welcome to Braintree District Museum. Based in the former Manor Street School building since 1993, the museum conserves and celebrates the history of Braintree and its surrounding areas, focusing on the District’s industrial and cultural achievements and its many notable personalities. To find out more please visit our ‘Museum Overview‘ page, or for more information on our collections please click here.

Current Exhibitions:

EAST – Between the Lines

10 January – 14 March 2015

13 textile artists respond to the centenary of WWI. For more information visit our exhibitions page


EASt flyer

Children’s Discovery Club – Saturday Fun for £10

Discovery ClubFrom now until Saturday 20 December 2014 at 11am till 12pm children are invited to join the Museum’s Discovery Club and enjoy our fun and educational activities, from autumn crafts, to bringing the ‘Jurassic Encounters’ to Braintree.

Join us this Saturday for activities for The Wishing Tree

Booking is advisable and we hope to welcome you soon

Advanced booking of activities for the Discovery Club is only open to Discovery Club ticket holders. Tickets are non-transferable. 

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We look forward to welcoming you soon,

The Braintree District Museum Team

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