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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Bradwell Waterside

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

There are 116 Bradwell Waterside 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. 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 10.8 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  2. 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 10.8 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  3. 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 10.9 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  4. 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 14.6 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  5. Outside view of Southend Pier Museum in Southend On Sea

    Southend Pier Museum

    Southend On Sea

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    The Southend Pier Museum brings to life the fascinating past of the longest pleasure pier in the world. Exhibits include many items of memorabilia su...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 15.7 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  6. 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 15.7 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  7. 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 17.1 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  8. 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 18.4 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  9. 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 19 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  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 22.3 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  11. 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 22.4 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  12. Outdoor seating area at Felixstowe Museum

    Felixstowe Museum

    Felixstowe

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    Felixstowe Museum will probably surprise you when you discover the significant military history of somewhere that is now a peaceful coastal resort. Y...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 23.1 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  13. Trolley busses at Ipswich Transport Museum

    Ipswich Transport Museum

    Ipswich

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    Ipswich Transport Museum will show kids how people used to travel with an amazing selection of different modes of transport. You can see a fire engin...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 24.9 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  14. Kids make butterfly hats at Ipswich Museum

    Ipswich Museum

    Ipswich

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    Calling all time travellers! Ipswich Museum has an adventure with your name on it, spanning thousands of years from all over the globe. The exhibits...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 25.2 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  15. Entrance to Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

    The Seaside Museum Herne Bay

    Herne Bay

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    The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay Displays include local paintings, prints and photos, mammoth tucks and fossils from local beaches, coastal wildlife and...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 27 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  16. Outside view of Coalhouse Fort in East Tilbury

    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury

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    Coalhouse Fort is considered to be one of the finest examples of an armoured casemated fort in the UK and is still undergoing restoration. It's also...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 27.1 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  17. Exhibition at Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham

    Royal Engineers Museum

    Gillingham

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    Royal Engineers Museum tells the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers from their military exploits to their contributions to nations around the worl...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 28.1 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  18. Kids on anchor at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

    The Historic Dockyard Chatham

    Chatham

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    The Historic Dockyard Chatham has a fantastic range of attractions, iconic buildings and historic ships to explore with your family of little histori...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 29 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  19. Fire engines at Essex Fire Museum in Grays

    Essex Fire Museum

    Grays

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    Essex Fire Museum shows you how firefighting has changed over the years as there have been advances in technology. There are a collection of differen...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 29.8 miles from Bradwell Waterside
  20. Thurrock Museum

    Thurrock Museum

    Grays

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    Thurrock Museum welcomes families to explore the history of Thurrock through it's extensive exhibits and artefacts with a rich variety of items on sh...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 29.9 miles from Bradwell Waterside

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