Colchester's Natural History Museum, Colchester

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  • It's only a little museum but it's free entry and they make an effort to provide things for the children to do.  more »
  • Opposite the Castle, in a deconsecrated church, this is a free museum dedicated to the natural history of Essex, its flora and fauna, countryside and coast with a special focus on the impact of climat...  more »
  • This is in complete contrast to the Castle museum. The Natural History Museum is on a much smaller scale and lives in a converted Church. Some of the displays are very well done - the estuary scene wi...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Great that it's there and that it's free - but wish it could have some more investment to really make it special!
  • In need of an update and a dusting, but a good collection for a local museum.

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