Inspiring collections and beautiful buildings…

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


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Discover sneak peeks and stories in the Museum Blog:

  • The 57th Essex Open Exhibition

    The 57th Essex…

    Beecroft25 November 2016 - 11 February 2017

    The popular annual open art exhibition returns for its 57th event selected by artist Polly…

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  • Open Arts Showcase

    Open Arts Showcase

    Beecroft06 December 2016 - 11 February 2017

    Open Arts is a community based Arts project. We help people improve and maintain their…

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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