Your chance to win a free ticket for the Fantastic Five

To celebrate the launch of the Fantastic Five Activity Programs we are running a competition for you to be able to win one of five free tickets per family.  One ticket allows one child the opportunity to attend as many of the activities that the Fantastic Five are offering.  This is a saving of up to £40 (based on a child attending one event a week and one Saturday event).

To win your free ticket all you have to do is like us on Facebook or if you already like us on Facebook then sign up to our Twitter feed. When signing up to our Twitter feed use #FantastiFive to win one of the five free tickets.

Good Luck

Terms and Conditions

Only one free ticket will be issued to one family. Any additional tickets will have to be purchased. Tickets are non-transferable, non-refundable and competition tickets have no monetary value.

The Fantastic Five - 25 Activities for £10

Starting from Tuesday 29 July 2014 the museum will be offering activities Tuesday to Saturday through out the summer holidays.  All activities run from 11am till 12:30pm.

These include:

  • Take Home Tuesday – craft sessions
  • Wild Wednesday’s – learning about nature and growing plants
  • Time Travellers Thursdays – based on historical myths and legends
  • Young and Fun Friday’s – Show and tell with storytelling
  • Super Saturday’s – Zoo’s for you

Normal admission prices apply £3 per session or £5 on Saturday if no Fantastic Five ticket is purchased.

Age range is 5 – 12 year olds.

To get your tickets please call 01376 325266

Fantastic Five Activities Announced

The museum are pleased to announce the release of the activity programs for the Fantastic Five.  Each week we will be running a different set of events and the details are listed below.  To buy your tickets please call 01376 325266

Fantastic Five Program week commencing 29th July 2014

Fantastic Five Program week Commencing 5 August 2014

Fantastic Five Program week commencing 12 August 2014

Fantastic Five Program week commencing 19 August 2014

Fantastic Five Program week commencing 26 August 2014


The museum houses many collections. Current collecting strengths include: archaeology, ceramics, local history, photographs and textiles.

Current Exhibitions

Braintree District Open Art Exhibition

2nd June to 26th July 2014

The museum is pleased to support this popular exhibition which returns to showcase inspirational pieces by artists from across the Braintree District. This exhibition provides visitors to view artwork covering different media.

Hamersma – Capturing the World Through Art

From April 2014

From local scenes and Hamersma’s distinctive ‘Squicle’ to some of his last sketches made in hospital this exhibition gives an introduction to this important artists’s life and work during the 20th century.

Exhibitions Coming Soon

First World War Exhibition


To keep up with all our activities why not

  • sign up for our Newsletter, form below
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  • Follow us on Twitter @museumbraintree.

We look forward to welcoming you soon,

The Braintree District Museum Team

July 2014 Newsletter

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