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Science Discovery Day - Space and Beyond

Science Discovery Day - Space and Beyond

Come along to our family friendly day out!

Family Event, Sun 22 Oct 2017, £3


Chelmsford Museum

01245 605700


Sandford Mill Road,

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Fun for all the family! Discover space and beyond with our hands-on day. Manoeuvre remote control 'moon buggies', make and launch mini rockets, light and sound experiments, live Marconi TV cameras, coding, a visiting planetarium and more!

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

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Dates Times
Sun 22 Oct 2017 10:00 to 16:00


£3 per person or family ticket £10 (2 adults 2 children, or 1 adult 3 children).

A small fee may apply for the Planetarium



See location of Sandford Mill on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 738061  Lat: 51.72667 Long: 0.51509

By Road:
From the Army and Navy Roundabout head for Colchester (A12) for about half a mile, then bear right at mini-roundabout for Chelmer Village, straight on at next mini roundabout, and follow brown sign to turn right into Sandford Mill Road. At the T junction turn right and follow the road for about half a mile, crossing the bridge by Sandford Mill lock, then round a right hand bend to find Sandford Mill gates on your left. Disabled parking is then straight ahead, at the corner of the Engine House, a few metres from the main door and reception. For general parking turn right once inside the main gates.

Parking: free


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access