Inspiring collections and beautiful buildings…


The branches of Southend Museums Service offer a great value day out.


You can choose from local history, art, historic houses and even outer space.


We have an active year round event and exhibition programme and apart from the Historic Cliff Lift and Planetarium admission to all our buildings is free. 


Why not come and read about what goes on behind the scenes on our new blog?

  • Craft Fair

    Craft Fair

    Prittlewell27 April 2014 - 27 April 2014

    Fancy something crafty? Then come along to Prittlewell Priory for our Craft Fair on Sunday…

    click here to find out more

  • Discover Wildlife 11am - 4pm this Bank Holiday

    Discover Wildlife 11am…

    Prittlewell04 May 2014 - 05 May 2014

    Join Southend Museums and their wildlife partners this May Bank Holiday.   A wonderful voyage…

    click here to find out more

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