20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Chafford Hundred Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Chafford Hundred

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Chafford Hundred in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 152 Chafford Hundred 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.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Temporary exhibit by Kent Police Museum in Faversham

Kent Police Museum

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

Royal Engineers Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • 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...

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...

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,...

Outside view of Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College

  • Greenwich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The magnificent Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College   is widely recognised as the one of the greatest pieces of decorative painting in all of...

Aerial view of National Maritime Museum in Greenwich

National Maritime Museum

  • Greenwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

National Maritime Museum offers a great opportunity to discover 500 years of Britain's history at sea in the world's largest maritime museum. This a...

Boy in barrel at Cutty Sark Clipper Ship in Greenwich

Cutty Sark Clipper Ship

  • Greenwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cutty Sark has relaunched, so to speak, opening a new chapter in the extraordinary life of one of the world's most famous ships. The last surviving t...

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...

Kids in interactive collection show at Museum of London Docklands

Museum of London Docklands

  • Docklands
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Dive right into history as you uncover London’s secret past at the Museum of London Docklands. When you arrive, make sure you pick up an activity pac...

Kids on anchor at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

The Historic Dockyard Chatham5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • 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...

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...

William Morris Gallery

William Morris Gallery

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

Entrance to Museum of Childhood Bethnal Green

V&A Museum of Childhood5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Bethnal Green
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

V and A Museum of Childhood offers drop-in activities, workshops and hands on displays for all ages including storytelling, arts and crafts, tours an...

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