Inspiring collections and beautiful buildings…

Welcome to Southend Museums! We store and share the stories of historic Southend-on-Sea. Step inside one of our four unique sites and discover something incredible about our iconic seaside town.


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Discover sneak peeks and stories in the Museum Blog


  • The London Shipwreck: A Sunken Story

    The London Shipwreck:…

    Central22 September 2018 - 20 July 2019

    The London Shipwreck: A Sunken Story exhibits finds from the London shipwreck, a 17th Century Cromwellian warship…

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  • Mousechurch Hall

    Mousechurch Hall

    Southchurch20 February 2019 - 22 February 2019

    20th - 22nd February 2019 | 10am - 3pm  Admission: Free | Trail & Museum…

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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