Object Handling


Colchester Castle

Included in admission

Suitable for Everyone

History, Handling objects

About this Event

Our trolley will out between 10.30am – 12noon and 2 – 3.30pm.

Get up close to Colchester Museums collections. Join our wonderful team for the opportunity to handle some of the museums treasured collections. Let history come to life, in your very hands as you learn more about a range of incredible pieces. It’s the perfect treat for the budding historian in your family!

This activity is suitable for ages 4+.

For useful information, such as how to find us and what facilities Colchester Castle has, we recommend reading our Access information: Access at the Castle | Colchester Museums


This event is included as part of Castle admission.

How to Book

No need to book, simply drop in.

What's On


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Exhibitions + Displays

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