Burnham-On-Crouch and District Museum

Burnham-On-Crouch and District Museum
Coronation Road

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014






01621 783444

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The Burnham on Crouch and District Museum is situated on the Quay at the junction with Coronation Road. It is devoted to the history of the Dengie Hundred area. There is a regular programme of special exhibitions. Visits from schools are encouraged and the museum is happy to loan artefacts to them. There is disabled access from the quay and the toilet facilities are suitable for use by disabled persons. The museum is owned and run by Burnham on Crouch and District Local History and Amenity Society. This is a registered charity run entirely by unpaid volunteers. It is independent of any national or local government body.

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Opening hours

May and July: Wednesday and Saturday 11am to 5pm, Sundays and bank holidays 2pm to 5pm. May week, school summer holidays and June daily 2pm to 5pm

September to November: Wednesdays 11am to 4pm
Saturdays 11am to 4.30 pm, Sundays & bank holidays 2pm to 4.30 pm.

The museum consists of two floors of exhibits of maritime, agricultural, industrial and social history.
The archive contains photographs, drawings and documents.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Maritime, Science and Technology, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Heritage Open Days 2014: Burnham-on-Crouch Museum

  • 13 — 14 September 2014

Burnham-on-Crouch Museum is located in a former boat-builders premises built around 1910 and covers the history, development and people of the town with displays from the Stone Age to the near present. Archive material relating to fishing, the oyster fishery, farming and agriculture, boat building and the local iron foundry is on display. The exhibition for 2014 is '125 years of railway in Burnham'


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.