Colchester Castle and Museum

In a nutshell

A fun learning environment for the whole family. Explore this Norman architectural castle and enjoy interactive displays that keep the kids entertained.


Castle Park, Colchester

Contact details

Tel: 01206 282939

Activity type

Historical Sites, Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres, Science and Technology

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

Colchester Castle and Museum details...

A visit to Colchester Castle is a great day out, with interactive displays including new finds and star exhibits like the Colchester Vase and the Colchester Mercury statuette.

In the Castle Museum you can have a go at building a Norman archway, excavating a Roman doctor’s grave or steering a chariot!

There are regular family events, and children can enjoy dressing up, stepping inside a recreated thatched roundhouse and more.

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