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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Central Museum Archaeology Display Closure
Please note, whilst we install new displays, the Archaeology gallery in Central Museum will be closed. It will reopen in mid-May 2019.
Beecroft15 December 2018 - 05 October 2019
Discover Southend’s subcultures through clothing, photographs and memorabilia. From the Southend punk scene, to mods, rockers and beyond this exhibition explores subcultures both past and present.
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…
The 58th Essex…
Beecroft29 November 2018 - 16 February 2019
The Essex Open is the largest open art exhibition in the county showcasing the wide…