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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Our brand new Archaeology gallery opens on Saturday 11th May 2019. Step inside to discover ancient artefacts, extinct animals and the 6th Century Anglo-Saxon Prittlewell Princely Burial Chamber. We are pleased to announce that Southend Central Museum will additionally be open 12noo - 5pm on the following Sundays: 19th May, 26th May & 2nd June. Please note Southchurch Hall will be closed on the following Sundays: 19th May, 26th May & 2nd June.
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…
Beecroft09 March 2019 - 25 May 2019
‘Korean Dreams’ Photographer Nathalie Daoust’s newest project, Korean Dreams, is a complex series that probes…