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? http://southendmuseum.wordpress.com
Central Opening Times
Please note: Central Museum will close at 4:00pm on Saturday the 1st and 8th of March.
National Astronomy Week Event
Southend08 March 2014 - 08 March 2014
On the 8th March Central Museum and Planetarium will be hosting events to celebtrate National Astronomy Week. From 11:00am - 4:00pm on Saturday 8th March, come along and enjoy our free front of house activities including mertorite handling, observe the sun safely (weather permitting), astronomical themed face painting and craft. Don't forget our Planetarium shows at 11:00am, 2:00pm and 3:00pm. Usual charges apply, call now to reserve your seat. Please see our Visit Planetarium for more information.
Central30 November 2013 - 29 March 2014
Highlights from the Prittlewell Prince Saxon burial This exhibition will include the stunning gold buckle,…
Prittlewell15 March 2014 - 15 March 2014
An adult workshop exploring the technology of Britain in the prehistoric period, from the “Stone…