Open 10am-4pm Tuesday-Saturday

T: 01376 328 868  |  E: info@braintreemuseum.co.uk


£3 Adults   £1.50 Concessions   Free for under 16’s

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 as well as its many notable personalities. To find out more please visit our ‘Museum Overview‘ page, or for more information on our collections please click here. For a map of our location please visit our ‘Visiting Us‘ Page and scroll to the bottom. 

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What’s on at Braintree Museum

Tuesday 21 June 2016 | ‘Best of British’ Showtime!

Tuesday 21 June 2016
13:30pm until 16:00pm
Tickets £16 per person and include refreshments.

Best of the British’ with Brian Shaw

What better way to mark the Queen’s official 90th birthday than a show based around the best of British music, finishing with a proms style finale.

Spaces are filling fast, so if you fancy coming along for a greatly entertaining afternoon, call us now on 01376 328868.

Exhibition 2016 | Sci-Fi: At the Movies!

July – September 2016
10:00am until 4:00pm
Normal admission applies

An exhibition not to be missed! A unique opportunity to see original artefacts, replica models and licensed merchandise form your favorite Sci-fi movies!


Friday 24 June 2016 | The Spy Who Loved

Friday 24 June 2016
The Spy Who Loved’

Tickets £5

with Claire Mulley, award winning author


Claire Mulley is the award winning author of two books and also writes and reviews for The Spectator and History Today. She will be speaking on her biography of Krystyna Skarbek, Britain’s first female special agent of the Second World War; ‘The Spy Who Loved’.


16 – 30 July 2016 |  Festival of Archaeology Family Trail!


16 July – 30 July 2016
10:00pm – 4:00pm
Normal Admissions Apply

Our Festival of Archaeology Family Trail is free for children and consists of several interactive learning zones including an archaeology sandpit, Roman toga dressing up and a weaving game alongside questions and the opportunity to experience our Victorian classroom with the whole familyto hundreds of appreciative audiences!


Exhibition Poster - Design2Stitch and Art in Print


Sci Fi A3 Poster Teaser


Adult Events

Braintree Museum holds special events and talks throughout the year. These include our Showtime! events, in conjunction with Braintree District Community Transport, educational talks on the local area and workshops. To find out what’s coming up click here,

Open 10am-4pm Tuesday-Saturday
Adults £3; Concessions £1.50; Under 16s free

T: 01376 328 868  |  E: info@braintreemuseum.co.uk