• Exhibition Rooms

    Here is a taste of some of the exhibits and exhibition rooms within Harwich Museum

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  • Special Exhibitions

    The current special exhibitions which will change every three months are on ‘Harwich Money’ and ‘The Three Cups Inn’ which is located in Church Street and closed its doors to…

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  • How to Get Here

    Harwich Museum, Anglia House, Main Road, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3NB, UK. We are adjacent to Harwich Town Railway and Bus Stations. Plenty of on-street parking, and limited off-street parking available. Coach parking on site by arrangement. Toilet and baby changing facilities also available.

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The Grand Opening

The Grand Opening of Harwich Museum took place on Saturday 21st August 2021, by TV presenter Tim Wonnacott.


Recent Posts

  • Half Term Fun

    This half term we’re holding a competition for the kids (under 16’s). We have a quiz where the answers are all found within the museum. * Saturday 23rd – Sunday…

  • Christmas fayre

    Sunday December 5 10 am – 3 pm We will have a number of stalls selling Christmas and gift items. Come along and have a look, the museum will also…

  • Winter Opening Times

    The Museum and Lighthouse Tea Bar will be open on selected days during the winter months. Please re-check this page for opening times before your visit. Entrance Fee: Adults £3.00…

  • Illustrated Talks

    Illustrated Talks by David Whittle A series of talks from local historian, David Whittle.   Saturday 23rd October 2.00 pm Ray Island (Parkeston) Sunday 24th October 2.00 pm Napoleonic Defences…

  • Excelsior Visit

    During Shanty weekend the crew of the Excelsior called in at the Harwich Museum and in return we were invited for a tour of this wonderful 100 year old vessel.…

  • Hi-de-Hi!

    Hi-de-Hi! memorabilia on display for the first time in the town where it was filmed. The 1980s TV show was filmed at a holiday camp near Harwich, Essex. A display…

  • Heritage open weekend

    What a weekend we’ve just had! Over 350 people over the 2 days. Thank you to everyone that has visited over the last 3 weeks, the museum has been a…

  • Celebrity Visitor

    For those Bond fans, we had the pleasure of showing Madeline Smith (far left) around the museum this weekend, such a lovely lady. She is perhaps best known for playing Bond…

  • Harwich Museum

    Harwich Museum Blog

    The Grand Opening of Harwich Museum took place on Saturday 21st August 2021, at 12 noon, by TV presenter Tim Wonnacott.