Welcome to our website!

We hope the information on this site enhances your visit to the museum and helps you understand more about the rich history of our village in north Essex.

The Museum opening times

The Museum is now closed for the winter, when it will undergo its usual refurb with new displays for next season.   

We look forward to re-opening in Easter 2022 and welcoming you all back to see our wonderful museum.

Our usual opening times are:

Village PostmanEaster Sunday to August Bank Holiday – Sundays, Wednesdays and Bank Holidays – 2-5pm

August Bank Holiday to Christmas – Sundays only – 2-5pm

Between Christmas and Easter the museum is closed

Extra opening hours are available for group bookings of 10 or more people.  Please contact us if you would like a group visit.


The tea room

When planning your visit don’t forget we have a lovely tea room with a fresh pots of tea and a wonderful selection of cakes served by our fantastic tearoom volunteers, just waiting for you. Do plan time to take afternoon tea with us and chat about what you’ve seen.


The Museum is a charity, set up and run by local people. We have no paid staff and rely on the generous support of our visitors, volunteers and donors.