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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum
A fascinating chance to get closer to nature than you would normally be able to! Find out about 
bio-diversity, climate change and wildlife habitats. Did you know there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that Mammoths and Hippos used to roam around here? Discover more about open salt marshes,beaches and the creatures that lurk beneath our feet.Get down and crawl into our badger sett, stroke the friendly fox and enjoy many hands-on activities. Explore
the urban wildlife garden on a trail that brings the museum outside

There are hands-on-displays, a chuchyard nature reserve and a well stocked shop. So if you've always wondered about the wildlife in Colchester and that includes you! - why not pop in? It's free!

Opening times
Tuesday -Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Sunday 11am to 5pm
Closed all Mondays and 24th to 27th December and 1st January.
Address
High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1DN
Telephone: 01206 282941
Sat Nav
CO1 1DN
Prices
Free Admission

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Raring2Bake!

Raring2Bake!

Most children love to help in the kitchen, whether it is preparing a whole meal or baking some tasty treats. We have lots of yummy recipes that the children can help with, and that the whole family can then enjoy eating. Click here to take a look at our recipe section for mealtime inspiration and cheeky goodies to try with the family this summer!!!

Get 20% off Wallace & Gromit's Musical Marvel

Get 20% off Wallace & Gromit's Musical Marvel

Wallace performs his musical masterpiece My Concerto in Ee Lad with help from his faithful canine companion Gromit…what could possibly go wrong?! This interactive experience has specially created animations and a live orchestral accompaniment. Use your Raring2go! Membership to get 20% off tickets.

It’s set to be a grand day out for the whole family!