Saffron Walden Museum
Visit one of the district's hidden gems.
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Walden Castle, Saffron Walden
The Conservation Area Appraisal proposed management actions for the conservation of Walden Castle in Saffron Walden. To find out more about the proposals Read the management action "Outline Masterplan" for Walden Castle. [4Mb].
Discover a world of surprises in one of Britain's oldest museums
Saffron Walden Museum opened in 1835. With wide-ranging collections, from moccasins and mummy cases to mammoth tusks and Wallace the lion, it still contains much to "stand awhile and admire". This award-winning, "friendly, family-size museum" is open 363 days a year. Collections cover the human and natural history of north-west Essex, from ancient times to the present day, and many other wonderful objects from the wider world.
The Museum is set in an enclosed grass meadow, suitable for picnics, with a small car park and access for disabled visitors. It stands beside the ruins of the 12th century Walden Castle. The lovely mediaeval market town of Saffron Walden is on our doorstep, with a fine parish church, two mazes and beautiful Bridge End Garden.
Carolyn Wingfield (Curator)
Tel/Fax: 01799 510333/510334
Address: Saffron Walden Museum, Museum Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1JL
|March - October||November to February|
|Tuesdays to Saturdays||10am to 5pm||Tuesdays to Saturdays||10am to 4.30pm|
|Sundays and Bank Holidays||2 to 5pm||Sundays and Bank Holidays|
2 to 4.30pm
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