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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Barnston

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Barnston in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 142 Barnston museums and art galleries to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Buildings at The House on the Hill Toy Museum in Stansted Mountfitchet

    The House on the Hill Toy Museum

    Stansted Mountfitchet

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    The House on the Hill Toy Museum is the largest known privately owned toy museum in all of Europe with more than 80,000 fascinating items of mixed an...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 8.5 miles from Barnston
  2. Entrance to Essex Police Museum in Chelmsford

    Essex Police Museum

    Chelmsford

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    Essex Police Museum has a collection of objects, photographs and objects that tell the history of the force from 1840 until present day. You and the...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 9.3 miles from Barnston
  3. Outside view of Chelmsford Museum

    Chelmsford Museum

    Chelmsford

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    Chelmsford Museum Set in a park with an adventure play area, the museum offers a nice variety of exhibits, from a fine collection of fossils, a livin...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 9.7 miles from Barnston
  4. Walled Garden at The Museum of Harlow

    Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens

    Harlow

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    The four main galleries exhibit interesting collections and interpretive displays based on the area during notable time periods, these being, Roman,...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 12.4 miles from Barnston
  5. Sculpture at The Henry Moore Foundation in Much Hadham

    Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

    Much Hadham

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    Henry Moore Studios & Gardens , one of Hertfordshire's leading day out attractions and one of the UK's finest art destinations, is open seasonall...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 12.8 miles from Barnston
  6. Train at Colne Valley Railway in Castle Hedingham

    Colne Valley Railway

    Castle Hedingham

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    Bring your family to come and sample the vintage atmosphere and take a charming hour long ride on an award winning period country Colne Valley Railwa...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 12.9 miles from Barnston
  7. Outside view of Saffron Walden Museum

    Saffron Walden Museum

    Saffron Walden

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    Saffron Walden Museum is a great local museum that has been entertaining visitors since it opened in 1835. There are many permanent exhibitions, cove...

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    Suitable for all ages Indoor 13.3 miles from Barnston
  8. Aeroplane at North Weald Airfield and Museum in North Weald Bassett

    North Weald Airfield and Museum

    North Weald Bassett

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    North Weald Airfield was the famous Battle of Britain fighter base, RAF North Weald, near to the Essex town of Epping and easily accessible from Lond...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 13.9 miles from Barnston
  9. A little boy with a paper plane at Imperial War Museum Duxford in Cambridgeshire Fun Family Events

    Imperial War Museum Duxford

    Duxford

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    Step into the history of aviation at the Imperial War Museum Duxford! Discover the stories of those who lived and worked at RAF Duxford and explore g...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 19.8 miles from Barnston
  10. Toy aeroplane at The Cater Museum in Billericay

    The Cater Museum

    Billericay

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    The Cater Museum is a distinctly educational stop but a particularly fun one for imaginative kids who can get their history fix and let the daydreams...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 16.6 miles from Barnston
  11. Outside view of Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

    Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

    Battlesbridge

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    Battlesbridge Antiques Centre comprises over 80 dealers housed in a variety of old buildings and courtyards, and a vintage motorcycle museum. Great f...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor, Outdoor 17.8 miles from Barnston
  12. Epping Forest District Museum

    Epping Forest District Museum

    Waltham Abbey

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    Epping Forest District Museum is a fantastic museum, with 6 different galleries, a gorgeous garden and a lovely gift shop for all that pocket-money m...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 20.2 miles from Barnston
  13. Outside view of Hertford Museum

    Hertford Museum

    Hertford

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    Hertford Museum is a gem of a local history museum in the centre of the pretty county town of Hertford. At Hertford Museum there are lots to keep chi...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 20.2 miles from Barnston
  14. Exhibit room at Royston Museum

    Royston Museum

    Royston

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    Royston and District Museum and Art Gallery sits at the heart of the Royston community. Come and explore the history of Royston and its people throug...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 22 miles from Barnston
  15. Girl looking at a shell. Source: Natural Museum of History Colchester

    Natural History Museum Colchester

    Colchester

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    At Natural History Museum Colchester did you know that there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that mammoths and hippos used to live in thi...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 22.3 miles from Barnston
  16. Visitors at Colchester Castle Museum

    Colchester Castle Museum

    Colchester

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    At Colchester Castle Museum follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers, Norman invaders, the Witchfinder General and the devastation of Queen Boudica!...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 22.3 miles from Barnston
  17. Outside view of Hollytrees Museum in Colchester

    Hollytrees Museum

    Colchester

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    A rather highlight of the Hollytrees Museum is the little Hollytrees Museum! What a delight for any child to nose through a dolls house that's a thor...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 22.4 miles from Barnston
  18. Guy watching show at Central Museum & Planetarium in Southend on Sea

    Central Museum & Planetarium

    Southend On Sea

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    The understated Southend Planetarium at the Central Museum seats only 20 people but presents a range of talks about the entire universe, through vari...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 24.5 miles from Barnston
  19. William Morris Gallery

    William Morris Gallery

    London

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    Get off the beaten track and discover one of London’s hidden gems - William Morris Gallery. Learn about Victorian artistic designer William Morris an...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 25.2 miles from Barnston
  20. Buses at Castle Point Transport Museum in Canvey Island

    Castle Point Transport Museum

    Canvey Island

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    Canvey Island's vintageCastle Point Transport Museum is now home to over 35 tremendously old and rare buses, coaches, vintage commercials, military a...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 25.3 miles from Barnston

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