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The trademark Penny Farthing bicycle entices visitors to explore the treasures of this compact museum. Housed over two floors of the former Park Keepers Lodge, the exhibits are wide ranging. The replica waistcoat of the Fat Man of Maldon, which accommodated 7 men, is one of the more unusual items featured in the collection. Charting the social history of the town over the last two hundred years, displays include old Maldon shop fronts, a Victorian parlour and the history of the railways. Each year a new display is launched relating to a topical subject or special anniversary.


The museum is situated within the Promenade Park, Maldon where there are baby changing facilities, public and disabled toilets, catering and picnic site.
There has been a new audiovisual system installed.

Guide Prices

£2 per Adult. Free for Children under 17

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Catering

  • Picnic site

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

The Museum in the Park

Type:Museum

47 Mill Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HX

Tel: 07973 559981

Opening Times

* Wednesday 1pm - 4pm and Sunday 1pm - 4pm due to restrictions encountered because of Covid 19. Entrance will be free entry for adults and children (under 18) however visitors will need to pre-book by emailing or direct messaging the Museum.

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