Inspiring collections and beautiful buildings…

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


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  • Southend Arts Council Visual Arts Exhibition 2017

    Southend Arts Council…

    Central04 February 2017 - 28 February 2017

    Discover a wealth of local talent in the artwork exhibited by the Southend Arts Council.…

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  • Victorian Secrets and the Workhouse

    Victorian Secrets and…

    Beecroft11 February 2017 - 18 March 2017

    BA (Hons) Costume Construction Student's Exhibition (South Essex College, University of Arts London, Royal Opera…

    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