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Over 140 Military Museums in the UK

Facilities

Coach Parking
Car Parking
Restaurant/Cafe
Toilets
Lecture Room
Shop
Disabled Access
Education service

Opening Times

Monday to Thursday & Saturday

10am - 5pm

Fridays

School holidays & half term only.

Sunday

1pm - 4pm

Closed

Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day.

Admission

Adult: Free
Child (5-15 years): Free
Concession (aged 60+): Free
Groups & schools: by appointment

About the Museum

Traces the history of the Regiment from 1741 to the present day. Uniforms, trophies – includes the Salamanca Eagle captured from the French 62nd Regiment – badges, insignia, weapons and regimental memorabilia reflect the worldwide service of the Essex Regiment in the service of the Crown. Access to a comprehensive Family History database is available by appointment, letter or email for a which a donation to The Trustees of the Essex Regiment Museum is appreciated. The museum holds the collection of the Essex Yeomanry and has a Yeomanry Display.

 Regiments

Royal Anglian Regt, 3rd East Anglian Regt, Essex Regt, 44th (or the East Essex) Regt of Foot, 44th Regt of Foot, Colonel Long’s Regt of Foot, 56th (or the West Essex) Regt of Foot, 56th Regt of Foot, Essex Militia, Rifles, Rifle Volunteer and Volunteer units, Essex Yeomanry Cavalry, Essex Artillery Volunteers, Essex and Suffolk Royal Garrison Artillery, Essex(Fortress) Royal Engineers, Essex Local Defence Volunteers, Essex Home Guard. New Museum and Essex Yeomanry Display opened in January 2010.

Address

Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, CM2 9AQ

Tel 01245 605701

Web
www.chelmsford.gov.uk/museums

Visiting Advice

SSW of town just off A1016, or buses 152,154,350,351, 42 and 44 from town centre and railway station.

Facilities available for tea, coffee and soft drinks.

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