Inspiring collections and beautiful buildings…

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


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  • The London Exhibition

    The London Exhibition

    Main22 September 2018 - 20 July 2019

    The London exhibits finds from the London shipwreck, a 17th Century Cromwellian warship that mysteriously exploded in…

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  • Seeing Red: Periods and Protest

    Seeing Red: Periods…

    Beecroft24 November 2018 - 24 November 2018

    Seeing Red: Periods and Protest Beecroft Art Gallery Saturday 24th November 10am-5pm A Being Human…

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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