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

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Courtsend

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Courtsend in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 109 Courtsend 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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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...

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...

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...

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...

Entrance to Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

The Seaside Museum Herne Bay

  • Herne Bay
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay Displays include local paintings, prints and photos, mammoth tucks and fossils from local beaches, coastal wildlife and...

Girl looking at a shell. Source: Natural Museum of History Colchester

Natural History Museum Colchester

  • Colchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Outside view of Hollytrees Museum in Colchester

Hollytrees Museum

  • Colchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Visitors at Colchester Castle Museum

Colchester Castle Museum

  • Colchester
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Colchester Castle Museum follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers, Norman invaders, the Witchfinder General and the devastation of Queen Boudica!...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Temporary exhibit by Kent Police Museum in Faversham

Kent Police Museum

  • Chatham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries
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...

Entrance to Beaney House of Art and Knowledge in Canterbury

Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

  • Canterbury
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Beaney House of Art and Knowledge Recently refurbished with cutting edge exhibition galleries, a new library and a whole new programme of family orie...

Exhibitions at Canterbury Heritage Museum

Canterbury Heritage Museum

  • Canterbury
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Canterbury Heritage Museum Discover Canterbury's history, from millions of years ago to the present, explored through interactive displays in an amaz...

Girl exploring the Roman Museum

Canterbury Roman Museum

  • Canterbury
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Canterbury's underground Roman Museum is built around the remains of a Roman town house with mosaics preserved where excavated. Descend 100 years wit...

Exhibition room at Powell-Cotton Museum in Birchington

Powell-Cotton Museum

  • Birchington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Museum at Quex Park in Kent had its origins in a pavilion built in the garden in 1896 to house the growing collection of natural history gathered...

Outside view of Turner Contemporary in Margate

Turner Contemporary

  • Margate
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Turner Contemporary This art gallery is free to visit and runs an ever changing and evolving collection of exhibitions always suitable for families a...

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