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“All the best things in small packages!”

Epping Forest District Museum
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Owner description: Epping Forest District Museum is a family friendly museum. Come and explore the fascinating history of the Epping Forest District. Enjoy our displays and hands on activities. Full access to all floors. See our website for details of special exhibitions, events and activities throughout the year.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking, Activities for young children, Stairs / lift, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access
Chatham, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“All the best things in small packages!”
Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

What a fantastic little museum! We were visiting Waltham abbey en route and chose a Tuesday as it is market day ( not the best of markets though) and also the church. We found the museum by accident and although we were too early to participate in the reasonably priced holiday activities, the children loved taking their explorer's bucket around the museum. This consisted if things like artefacts, magnifying glass, torch and tweezers! They also had pith helmets to wear. They enjoyed playing in the old fashioned kitchen area and dressing up. There were lots of colouring pencils for drawing. Very helpful lady on the admission desk. I enjoyed the wall of fame. Not a long visit but great for part of a morning's visit to Waltham Abbey.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank victoria s
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English first
Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good little museum”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is quite good for a town museum. It is very small but I believe it is to be extended due to lottery funding which will be a great thing. Well worth a visit if you are in the town.

Visited August 2012
Thank janet E
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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“good for kids”
Reviewed 23 July 2013

they have diffen thing going on but they are always happy and helpful and the kids love to make things or go in there gardren

Visited June 2013
Thank Annemarie N
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