Colchester's Natural History Museum, Colchester

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  • A small and cute natural history museum in a really old church opposite the castle. Don’t make a day of it, but do visit it  more »
  • Popped in here whilst in town before Christmas. Always nice to wander around in here although not much seemed to have changed since last time I went in, which was a good few years ago now. I suspect n...  more »
  • The museum is in a disused church, all at one level, and focuses on the local nature. The displays are mostly glass boxes with stuffed birds and animals in a mock up of their habitats. There are a few...  more »
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  • What a great place for a pit stop when its pouring down with rain. The children enjoyed it! There were children activities available which was nice. I would of given 5* if there was a guide.
  • Very small and basic museum, but free and decently done. I imagine would be okay for kids. Was empty when we were there. Five minutes of enjoyable bone looking for two dark-minded adults. Was initially attracted by the old, nature-covered church it's in. Definitely worth a walk around the outside to enjoy the facade, graveyard.
  • When visiting Colchester I went to see this. Firstly it is Free and the staff are friendly. It is a small gallery but more than enough if you stop and have a proper look at the items on display..... I recommend a visit if you have 30 minutes to spare.
  • Peaceful and charming locally themed museum. As two adults we learned a lot of nice facts about the area. Lots of animal themes and interactive activities for children, plus a shop and friendly member of staff. Free entry but feel free to make a donation to this worthy little cause.
  • Small museum great for kids, with puzzles books etc and fun exhibits. Staff friendly.
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