Colchester Castle Museum, Colchester

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  • Much better than I expected it to be, displays are well laid out with easy to read explanations of the history of the place from the Romans to the present day. There are shields and helmets to try on ...  more »
  • Well laid out and informative displays with some beautiful artifacts. Helpful staff on the desk and tours available. Checkout their website for more information.  more »
  • Great little museum with lots of interactive displays! It has changed drastically to how I remember it as a little girl, seemingly for the better. We sadly missed out on the guided tour of foundations...  more »
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  • Went as part of a school trip and the interactive session and story telling session were brilliant. The children stayed engaged all day (4 hrs) and the museum displays had load for them to think about. The eating area was perfect and the day was timed to perfection by the museum staff as they had at least 5 classes during the day. I'll be back to read more in my own time (& when not watching children) as there was lots of interesting things I didn't get a chance to get to. Thanks
  • Enjoyed a visit with my 2 young children. It doesn't take long to get around. The most interesting part is going under the castle which is additional funds. Great play park behind the castle for children.
  • Nicely laid out museum, staff pleasant, beautiful artefacts well explained. There were some items about that weren't labelled. Couldn't understand why where items had gone for loan or cleaning there weren't photos of them. Good things for younger kids to get involved in.
  • Amazing Castle & museum, perfect for a day out in town - fascinating exhibits and lovely helpful staff. Would highly recommend the tours!
  • Every year, during the Christmas, the Castle Museum will open for free! The kids will sing in the castle, and many other funny activities. The castle park is a good place for skiing during snow season and a nice place for walking dogs all the year.
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