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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Chigwell

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Chigwell in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 158 Chigwell 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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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...

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...

Epping Forest District Museum

  • Waltham Abbey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bank of England Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Located within the historic walls of the Bank of England in Threadneedle Street, right in the heart of the City, this Museum explains the History of...



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Tower of London4.75 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Tower Hill
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Tower of London is one of England’s greatest medieval fortresses and offers a history lesson like no other! Throw yourself right back into the go...

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...

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,...

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...

Guildhall

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Guildhall is a truly fascinating landmark at the heart of London. From admiring the masterpieces at Guildhall Art Gallery, to walking in London's Rom...

Tower Bridge

  • London Bridge
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The glass floor in the West Walkway is around 11m long and 2m wide and offers your family the unique perspective of looking down a whopping 42m to th...

Museum of London

  • Barbican
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Museum of London is one of the world's largest urban history museums and cares for over two million objects in its collection! There are frequent...

London Transport Museum

  • Covent Garden
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Does your little one have a need for speed? Take them for a great day of family fun and interactive adventure at the London Transport Museum. All abo...

London Canal Museum

  • Kings Cross
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The London Canal Museum is housed in the capital's only remaining Victorian ice warehouse just around the corner from King's cross. There is an old-f...

HMS Belfast

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Explore HMS Belfast and see what life was like aboard this historic warship during WW2 and beyond. Delve into the depths of the bowels, climb your wa...

The London Bridge Experience

  • London Bridge
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The London Bridge Experience and The London Tombs are two horrific and gruesome London tourist attractions not to be missed! Whether you are looking...

The Golden Hinde

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Experience the life of a 16th-century explorer aboard the Golden Hinde, a full sized reconstruction of Sir Francis Drake's Tudor galleon which was us...

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