Saffron Walden Museum

Find out what there is to see at one of the region's best small museums.

Saffron Walden Museum website - come to the Museum

Saffron Walden Museum has its very own website where you can find out about the latest exhibitions, special events and teaching sessions plus lots more. Just click on the picture on the left or use the link below to start exploring.

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Exhibitions and events

Cone peopleLiving with history
The origins of Uttlesford's towns, from Roman to Medieval times
16 February - 12 May

Using archaeology, maps and social history collections this exhibition will look at the very different origins of Uttlesford's four main towns, Saffron Walden, Thaxted, Great Dunmow and Stansted Mountfichet. It will also explore the origins and development of local settlements, which were once major centres, but now are more rural such as Great Chesterford, Newport, Clavering and Hatfield Broad Oak.

Latest news

News, happenings and an occasional insight into the collections can be found on the News section of the Museum website.

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  Icon for pdf Read the management action "Outline Masterplan" for Walden Castle. [4.81MB].

Walden Castle historic view

Contact Saffron Walden Museum

Carolyn Wingfield (Curator)
Tel/Fax: 01799 510333/510334
Address: Saffron Walden Museum, Museum Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1JL
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Opening times

March - October
Tuesday-Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday and bank holidays 2 - 5pm

November - February
Tuesday-Saturday 10am - 4:30pm
Sunday and bank holidays 2 - 4:30pm


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