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New Exhibition: Soggy Sandwiches – Tales of British Summer Sat 20th July

As the Sun sits high in the sky come and explore the history…

Super Summer – exhibition, events & photo trail

Join us for our exciting summer program of events, inspired by…

Outreach : Gardens of Easton Lodge – Sunday 21st July

Remembering the Gardens of Easton Lodge in the World Wars 21st…

Summer at the Museums

Welcome to a summer of family fun! Summer at the Museums…

Family Garden Fun Day 6th July

Join us on 6th July for Garden fun for all the family!…

Fete de la Musique 23rd June

Join us on the 23rd of June in the Grounds of Saffron Walden…

See Sir Goward The Coward in the castle grounds 14th July

Sir Goward The Coward Sirinu are back in Saffron Walden on…

Archeological Finds Surgery 15th June

      Our regular Archeological Finds…

Cyanotype Workshop, 5th June

Botanic cyanotype: Wednesday 5th June, 10.30-3.30 Create beautiful…

Object of the Month – June

The Museum’s ‘Object of the Month’ provides an opportunity…

Visit Saffron Walden Museum

One of Britain’s oldest museums, Saffron Walden Museum has unusually rich and varied collections including natural history, ancient Egypt and Greece, archaeology, local history, ceramics and glass, furniture, woodwork and textiles.

The ethnography collection is of world significance. Open 363 days a year, this award-winning, family-friendly museum stands in an enclosed meadow beside the ruins of the 12th-century Walden Castle.

 

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