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Combined Military Services Museum

Combined Military Services Museum

Address

Station Road,
Maldon,
Essex,
CM9 4LQ

Details

The Combined Military Services Museum holds a nationally important collection of military artefacts. We tell the story of the British fighting forces from the medieval period to the present day.

Exhibits include the only surviving Cockle Canoe from the Cockleshell Raid, military vehicles, arms, armour, the Donnington gun collection, our famous SOE and Spy collections and Special Forces collection. We are also proud to hold the only known Viking sword found in Maldon.

With exhibits over three floors there is plenty to discover from 800 BC to modern warfare and the social history of the Home Front. We are fully COVID regulation compliant, working hard to keep our visitors safe.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Accredited museum heritage lottery fund.

Opening details

Open Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Bank Holidays and every day during the school holidays from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Last entry 4 p.m.

Prices

Adult £6
Concession £5,
Child 5-16 £4.50
Family 2 adults up to 3 children £20

Directions

See location of Combined Military Services Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 852074  Lat: 51.73530 Long: 0.68197

By Road:
The museum is 0.5 mile from Maldon's high street. It is most easily reached via A13 or A414, then follow Maldon's ring road.

By Public transport:

Timetables and information can be accessed via the public transport information partnership Traveline South East. Traveline allows you to plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest.

Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk and simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Witham station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Accredited museum heritage lottery fund.