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?

  • Easter Crafts

    Easter Crafts

    Prittlewell15 April 2014 - 17 April 2014

    A fun family event where children can make their own chocolate egg holding Easter basket,…

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  • 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…

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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