The Best Museums and Art Galleries In Chipping Ongar Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

COVID-19 Update

Most attractions are now closed in line with Government advice, and families are encouraged to stay inside where possible.

Find indoor activities to try at home.

Best Museums and Art Galleries In Chipping Ongar

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Chipping Ongar in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 154 Chipping Ongar 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.

Find your perfect day out

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...

Walled Garden at The Museum of Harlow

Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens

  • Harlow
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

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...

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...

Epping Forest District Museum

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...

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...

Sculpture at The Henry Moore Foundation in Much Hadham

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

  • Much Hadham
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

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...

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

The House on the Hill Toy Museum

  • Stansted Mountfitchet
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

The Postal Museum

The Postal Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If you think The Postal Museum is just about getting your letters sent, think again! With a train ride, an adventure play zone and even a lion (?!),...

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...

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 Hertford Museum

Hertford Museum

  • Hertford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

things-to-do redesign