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Fossil Fun Craft Workshop

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 - 4:27pm

Come along and be inspired by the Museum's amazing fossil collection, then make your own.

 

Suitable for children aged four and above.

 

Advanced booking online essential - click here to book.

Dates & Times: Thursday, 27 October 2016 - 10:30am

Shape the future of Chelmsford Museum - teacher forum

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 - 7:04pm

 

We warmly invite all teachers, nursery school teachers, college lecturers and community group leaders to a special meeting at Chelmsford Museum on Tuesday 11 October from 4pm to 6pm (arrive any time).

 

The museum is about to submit a Heritage Lottery Funded bid to transform the museum and its services and we want to hear your opinions.  This is a one-off chance to meet the team who will be helping the museum develop its services over the next few years and tell us directly what sort of services you would like us to offer you to meet your needs as a school.

 

Dates & Times: Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - 4:00pm

Takeover Day at Chelmsford Museum

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 - 3:40pm

Chelmsford Museum is delighted to be taking part in Takeover Day on Friday 18 November with an opportunity for a group of local school children to spend the day with us to provide feedback on our forthcoming Heritage Lottery Bid.  This exclusive opportunity gives youg people a real chance to influence the future development of the museum.

 

Dates & Times: Friday, 18 November 2016 - 10:00am

Chelmsford: market, Mildmay & Marconi for Chelmsford Ideas festival

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 - 12:40pm


Chelmsford is now a city and as part of Chelmsford's 2016 Ideas Festival Chelmsford Museum is proud to offer an opportunity to explore three important influences on our development.  Staring with our importance as an early market town, through the influence of the Mildmay family to the arrival of industrial pioneers and Marconi, this illustrated talk will be of interest to anyone who wants to know more about our past.

 

Dates & Times: Friday, 4 November 2016 - 7:30pm

Takeover Day at Chelmsford Museum

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 - 12:40pm

Chelmsford Museum is delighted to be taking part in Takeover Day on Friday 18 November with an opportunity for a group of local school children to spend the day with us to provide feedback on our forthcoming Heritage Lottery Bid.  This exclusive opportunity gives youg people a real chance to influence the future development of the museum.

 

Dates & Times: Friday, 18 November 2016 - 10:00am

Science Discovery Day

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 - 11:18am
 A fun packed day for all the family 

Not to be missed the Science in a Suitcase Show is jam packed full of exciting experiments and take home DIY science projects. Join a tour through the original Filter House, solve water challenges and learn about Chelmsford's water supply. 

 

Dates & Times: Sunday, 23 October 2016 - 10:00am

Science Discovery Day

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 - 1:14pm

 

Dates & Times: Sunday, 23 October 2016 - 10:00am

Friday Fives - Pre-School Session

Wed, 3 Aug 2016 - 2:37am

 

Friday Fives is an hour long pre-school session with a Nursery Rhyme Theme. The session includes a story, craft and a look at some museum objects.

 

Booking for the Autumn term is now open.  Please book online.

 

16 September 2016 - Humpty Dumpty

14 October 2016 - Oranges & Lemons

25 November 2016 - Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat

16 December 2016 - Christmas is Coming

 

The sessions will take place at the following times and must be booked using the link provided:

10.15am

11.30am

1.30pm

 

Dates & Times: Friday, 16 September 2016 - 10:15am

Mammoths, Mosaics and Metal Detecting

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 - 2:40pm

Mammoths, Mosaics and Metal Detecting

 

Saturday 23rd July 2016

 

Join in a day of Archeological activities as part of the National Festival of Archeology this summer.

 

For younger children we have a Mammoth jigsaw to complete and they can make a model of one; there are also craft activities for all ages including making a roundhouse and roman mosaic.

 

Heritage Writtle will also show people how to dowse and metal detect.

 

There will also be an opportunity to get your mystery objects identified.

 

Dates & Times: Saturday, 23 July 2016 - 10:00am

Essex Rocks

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 - 2:40pm

 

Essex Rocks

 

Saturday 30th July 2016

 

An event being held at the Museum by the Essex Rock and Mineral Society, there will be a range of hands on actvities for children and families including looking at rocks and sand under microscopes to handing fossils and some exciting chemical experiments.

 

If you ever wondered how the rocks beneth your feet are formed now is your chance to find out!

 

This is a FREE event.

 

Taking place from 10am to 5pm.

 

Dates & Times: Saturday, 30 July 2016 - 10:00am

Thursday Family Craft Workshops - Summer Holiday Activities

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 - 4:42pm

Bookable family craft wrokshops for all to enjoy.

 

  • 28 July 2016 - Tile Printing
  • 4 August 2016 - Seaside Collage
  • 11 August 2016 - Terrific Textiles
  • 18 August 2016 - Clay Tiles
  • 25 August 2016 - Mosaic Printing

 

The workshop will run throughout the day, times listed below:

 

  • 10.30am
  • 11.30am
  • 1.30pm
  • 2.30pm

 

Dates & Times: Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 10:30am

Drop in Craft Days

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 - 3:56pm

NEW!

This summer the museum will be holding regular Tuesday craft days based on your favorite story book characters.

 

Each session will run from 10.30am until 2.30pm with a wristband for those taking part costing £3.00 each.

 

This is a drop in session, no need to book in advance just turn up on the day!

 

26th July - FREE taster activity

 

2nd August - The Hungry Caterpillar

 

9th August - Postman Pat

 

16th August - Paddington Bear 

 

23rd August - Treasure Island

 

Dates & Times: Tuesday, 26 July 2016 - 10:30am