20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Canvey Island Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Canvey Island

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Canvey Island in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 134 Canvey Island museums and art galleries to pick from. 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.

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Buses at Castle Point Transport Museum in Canvey Island

Castle Point Transport Museum

  • Canvey Island
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

Guy watching show at Central Museum & Planetarium in Southend on Sea

Central Museum & Planetarium

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

Outside view of Southend Pier Museum in Southend On Sea

Southend Pier Museum

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Outside view of Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

  • Battlesbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

Outside view of Coalhouse Fort in East Tilbury

Coalhouse Fort

  • East Tilbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

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...

Temporary exhibit by Kent Police Museum in Faversham

Kent Police Museum

  • Chatham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries
Exhibition at Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham

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  • Gillingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

Toy aeroplane at The Cater Museum in Billericay

The Cater Museum

  • Billericay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Thurrock Museum

  • Grays
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Kids on anchor at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

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  • Chatham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

Fire engines at Essex Fire Museum in Grays

Essex Fire Museum

  • Grays
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Outside view of Chelmsford Museum

Chelmsford Museum

  • Chelmsford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Entrance to Essex Police Museum in Chelmsford

Essex Police Museum

  • Chelmsford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Outside view of Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery

Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery is housed in an Elizabethan manor house, and is one of the best in the South-East. Maidstone Museum has displays...

Hill top view of coast at Trial-a-Bite Rock and Fossil Tours in Bexleyheath

Trial a Bite Rock and Fossil Tours

  • Bexleyheath
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Trial a Bite Rock and Fossil Tours is a family run business that offers guided rock and fossil hunting trips in southeast Britain. Come and look for...

Roman ruins at Lullingstone Roman Villa in Eynsford

Lullingstone Roman Villa

  • Eynsford
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lullingstone Roman Villa Lullingstone is amongst the most outstanding Roman villa survivals in Britain and provides a unique all weather family day o...

An overview of Ightham Mote on a sunny day

Ightham Mote

  • Sevenoaks
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Feel like lords and ladies at the majestic 14th century Ightham Mote, Kent. Explore a piece of local history and take a step back 600 years into the...

Aeroplane at North Weald Airfield and Museum in North Weald Bassett

North Weald Airfield and Museum

  • North Weald Bassett
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

The Postal Museum

The Postal Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Please note the kids play area is currently closed, and there is newly adapted technology in place due to COVID-19. If you think The Postal Museum is...

People in auditorium at Planetarium at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich

Planetarium at the Royal Observatory

  • Greenwich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World. It is also home to London's only planetarium,...

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