Inspiring collections and beautiful buildings…

Welcome to Southend Museums, comprising five historical sites in the heart of Southend-on-Sea.


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  • Disrupting the Archive

    Disrupting the Archive

    Beecroft25 February 2017 - 08 April 2017

    TOMA* artists delved into the Beecroft art stores to produce new artworks informed by, responding…

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  • Veterans: A Shared Experience

    Veterans: A Shared…

    Central25 March 2017 - 24 March 2018

    This powerful exhibition explores the experiences, memories and sacrifices of local Veterans. Through portrait photography…

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Southend Museums Service is part of the Culture Section of the Adult and Community Services Department, Southend on Sea, Essex Borough Council