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Discover the Wonders of Colchester Museums: A Family Adventure

The city of Colchester is home to a trio of museums that offer fantastic family-friendly experiences: Colchester Castle, Hollytrees Museum, and the Natural History Museum. Each museum provides unique and engaging activities for children and adults alike, making Colchester an ideal destination for a fun and educational family day out.

Colchester Castle

Step back in time with a visit to Colchester Castle.  The magnificent Norman Keep is built on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius and offers a rich historical experience. Families can explore the castle’s interactive exhibits, which bring the past to life through hands-on displays and digital reconstructions.

Take a guided tour and discover the Roman vaults, climb up the Great Stairs and head onto the Castle’s roof for superb views of the city. The tours are informative and engaging, providing fascinating insights into the castle’s 2000-year history.

For the adventurous, the Castle also offers fun escape experiences, such as the Serpents Curse and the family.

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