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Admission News

From January – April 2016 admission to the Museum will be FREE for everyone to support our new Body Science program.

Take advantage of this great opportunity to visit our Body Science exhibition, explore our galleries and pop in to experience our Victorian classroom!

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 26th April 2016 | Showtime! Jeff Short will be ‘Celebrating Como’

Tuesday 26 April 2016
1:30pm till 4pm
Tickets £16 per person and include refreshments.

This is a new show that Jeff will be bringing to the museum and one we are sure everyone will love! Jeff brings his swish self and sings the Como songs that bring back those wonderful years.

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

To see all Showtime! and Tea & Talk events this Spring,  click on the flyer below.


Friday 22 April 2016 | Quiz Night!

Friday 22 April 2016
7:00pm – 9:00pm
£5 per person and includes cheese and biscuits.

General knowledge quiz with a specialist round on the royals to mark the Queen’s 90th Birthday. All funds raised will go towards supporting the museum.

Spaces are filling fast, so if you fancy coming along for a competitive and fun evening, call us now on 01376 328868.


Sunday 15 May 2016 | Textile Fair 2016!

Sunday 15 May 2016
10:00am – 4:00pm
£6 in advance or £7 on the day.

See full details at www.warnertextilearchive.co.uk

The Warner Textile Archive’s annual Textile Fair brings together a diverse group of textile specialists, designers and Crafts people. Features here at the museum include a talks program and drop in workshops with E.A.S.T (East Anglian Stitch Textiles)

Friday 20 May |  Macbeth- One Man Show!


Friday 20 May 2016
7:00pm – 9:00pm
£10 per ticket.

Macbeth – a one man show with Simon Floyd. This is sure to be a dramatic performance of this legendary piece of work. Adaptable to almost any space the solo performance weaves together the original text with a rich, physically charged narrative that brings the whole plot and all the characters magically to life.
Simon has been a performer, storyteller, director, and group facilitator for the last 30 years. Macbeth: One Man first toured in 1993, and since then has played
to hundreds of appreciative audiences!


Exhibition Poster - Design2Stitch and Art in Print



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