Inspiring collections and beautiful buildings…

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


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  • Veterans: A Shared Experience

    Veterans: A Shared…

    Central25 March 2017 - 28 July 2018

    We are pleased to announce that Veterans: A Shared Experience has been extended until the…

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  • George Morl ‘Precious Boys’

    George Morl ‘Precious…

    Beecroft14 July 2017 - 08 September 2018

    'No girl would kiss you, but then no girls would ever kiss the earth. In…

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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