Escape at the Castle


Colchester Museums are running their first ever escape experience at Colchester Castle, starting this Halloween! Set in Europe’s largest Norman keep, come and explore the mysterious goings on that have caused several members of staff to go missing. Why not bring your family or friends along to solve the puzzles and crack the clues to break THE SERPENTS CURSE.


The Colchester Museums Escape Experience runs for 1 hour. The experience is designed for 2-7 people and will involve a mixture of mental and physical challenges.

Click here for a chance to win 2 free tickets!

What’s On


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Our programme aims to showcase the variety of the collections from art to archaeology, costume to clocks. 

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