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Essex Police Museum

Essex Police Museum

Museum, free entry


Essex Police Headquarters,


Displays include Victorian policing, the famous Moat Farm murder and the death of PC Gutteridge. We also have a handling collection of police equipment and activities for children. Throughout the school holidays we hold police themed craft events.
We provide education sessions for KS1 and KS2 children, history or citizenship based.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

open every Sat 10am-4pm and in school holidays Wed 10am-4pm


Free entry

Free Entry



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Map reference: TL 721072  Lat: 51.73717 Long: 0.49133

By Road:
From the A12, exit at A1114 towards Chelmsford. After 2 miles turn right at the Army and Navy roundabout. Take 1st exit at next roundabout and turn left at traffic lights onto Sandford Road. There are 2 disabled parking bays.

Parking is free but only available on Saturdays.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Chelmsford station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired