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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Danbury

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

There are 134 Danbury 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. 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 4.2 miles from Danbury
  2. 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 5.1 miles from Danbury
  3. 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 6.4 miles from Danbury
  4. 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 10.3 miles from Danbury
  5. Guy watching show at Central Museum & Planetarium in Southend on Sea

    Central Museum & Planetarium

    Southend On Sea

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    The understated Southend Planetarium at the Central Museum seats only 20 people but presents a range of talks about the entire universe, through vari...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 12 miles from Danbury
  6. Buses at Castle Point Transport Museum in Canvey Island

    Castle Point Transport Museum

    Canvey Island

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    Canvey Island's vintageCastle Point Transport Museum is now home to over 35 tremendously old and rare buses, coaches, vintage commercials, military a...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 13.8 miles from Danbury
  7. Outside view of Southend Pier Museum in Southend On Sea

    Southend Pier Museum

    Southend On Sea

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    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 14.1 miles from Danbury
  8. 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 18.3 miles from Danbury
  9. 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 18.3 miles from Danbury
  10. 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 18.3 miles from Danbury
  11. 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 18.4 miles from Danbury
  12. Outside view of Coalhouse Fort in East Tilbury

    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury

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    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 18.5 miles from Danbury
  13. Fire engines at Essex Fire Museum in Grays

    Essex Fire Museum

    Grays

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 19.3 miles from Danbury
  14. 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 19.3 miles from Danbury
  15. Thurrock Museum

    Thurrock Museum

    Grays

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    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 19.7 miles from Danbury
  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 20.1 miles from Danbury
  17. 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 20.8 miles from Danbury
  18. Exhibition at Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham

    Royal Engineers Museum

    Gillingham

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    Royal Engineers Museum tells the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers from their military exploits to their contributions to nations around the worl...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 22.5 miles from Danbury
  19. 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 22.8 miles from Danbury
  20. Kids on anchor at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

    The Historic Dockyard Chatham

    Chatham

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    The Historic Dockyard Chatham has a fantastic range of attractions, iconic buildings and historic ships to explore with your family of little histori...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 24.9 miles from Danbury

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