Essex Regiment Museum

Essex Regiment Museum
Oaklands Park
Moulsham Street




01245 605700

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Winter view of the front entrance to Chelmsford Museum
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The Essex Regiment Museum is located within Chelmsford Museum.

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Opening hours

Mon-Thurs 1000-1700
Fri 1000-1700 Half terms and school holidays only (Closed on all other Fridays)
Sat 1000-1700
Sun 1300-1600

Closed: 25 and 26 December
Good Friday

Admission charges

Free but donations always welcome


  • Museums Association

Collection details

Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Social History, Weapons and War

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Heritage Open Days 2014: Essex at War, 1914-1918: Day 1 - at the Essex Regiment Museum

  • 13 September 2014

Day 1 of a weekend of events in Chelmsford marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Day 2 takes place at Hylands House.

To mark the centenary of the raising of Kitchener’s Army, the force of volunteers who queued to join the Army in 1914, the 10th Essex Regiment demonstrate life for the British “Tommy” supported by a Museum display about these new units, the 9th, 10th, 11th and 13th (Service) Battalions of the Essex Regiment.


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