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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Colne

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

There are 127 Colne 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. 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 4.3 miles from Colne
  2. 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 12.2 miles from Colne
  3. 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 12.2 miles from Colne
  4. 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 12.3 miles from Colne
  5. 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 15.2 miles from Colne
  6. 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 16.7 miles from Colne
  7. Outside view of Saffron Walden Museum

    Saffron Walden Museum

    Saffron Walden

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    Saffron Walden Museum is a great local museum that has been entertaining visitors since it opened in 1835. There are many permanent exhibitions, cove...

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    Suitable for all ages Indoor 17.6 miles from Colne
  8. Buildings at The House on the Hill Toy Museum in Stansted Mountfitchet

    The House on the Hill Toy Museum

    Stansted Mountfitchet

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    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 18.5 miles from Colne
  9. A little boy with a paper plane at Imperial War Museum Duxford in Cambridgeshire Fun Family Events

    Imperial War Museum Duxford

    Duxford

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    Step into the history of aviation at the Imperial War Museum Duxford! Discover the stories of those who lived and worked at RAF Duxford and explore g...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 23.9 miles from Colne
  10. Entrance to Moyse's Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds

    Moyse's Hall Museum

    Bury St Edmunds

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    The Moyse's Hall Museum is an outstanding archaeological collections that carry you back to Bronze Age, Roman and Mediaeval times. More recent histor...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 21.5 miles from Colne
  11. 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 22 miles from Colne
  12. Staff dressed as historic characters at Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket

    Museum of East Anglian Life

    Stowmarket

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    Encounter the history and natural world of East Anglia on the beautiful 75 acre site surrounding the Museum of East Anglian Life. Discover 15 splendi...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor, Outdoor 23 miles from Colne
  13. A horse statue at Palace House in Newmarket

    Palace House

    Newmarket

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    Palace House is an education for horse lovers everywhere! It tells the whole story from its royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and othe...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 23 miles from Colne
  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 23.7 miles from Colne
  15. Sculpture at The Henry Moore Foundation in Much Hadham

    Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

    Much Hadham

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

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 24.3 miles from Colne
  16. Walled Garden at The Museum of Harlow

    Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens

    Harlow

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

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 24.4 miles from Colne
  17. 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 24.5 miles from Colne
  18. 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 25.2 miles from Colne
  19. Aeroplane at North Weald Airfield and Museum in North Weald Bassett

    North Weald Airfield and Museum

    North Weald Bassett

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    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 25.7 miles from Colne
  20. Victorian village and windmill at Burwell Museum

    Burwell Museum

    Burwell

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    Burwell Museum shows what life was like in this area over the last 100 years, plus there are Anglo Saxon and Romano British displays. Stevens' Mill (...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 26.3 miles from Colne

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