Please note: During the Love Parks event on Friday 26 July, parking won’t be available at the museum except for blue badge holders. You can read our list of alternative parking available on our website. 

You can find our opening times for Chelmsford Museum and Essex Regiment Museum.

Summer opening times

1 April to 31 October

Open every day (including bank holidays): 10am to 5pm

Winter opening times

1 November to 31 March

Open every day (including bank holidays): 10am to 4pm

Christmas opening times

The Museum will be closed on 25 and 26 December, and 1 January

On 24 and 31 December our hours are 10am to 3pm

The Hive Cafe

The Hive Cafe is open from 8am to 4pm during winter hours, and 8am to 5pm during summer hours. 

For more details of when it is open, you can visit the Hive Cafe website.

Oaklands Park

You can find out the opening times for Oaklands Park.