Save money with our passes
If you are a resident of the Borough of Colchester and pay council tax to Colchester Borough Council you are entitled to buy a Resident Pass, which gives unlimited entry to Colchester Castle for a whole calendar year.
By becoming a Resident Pass holder and visiting Colchester Museums, you are supporting the conservation of our heritage, preserving it for future generations.
The excellent value Castle Pass scheme provides annual admission to Colchester Castle for a great price!
Come back as many times as you like to see how the exhibits and digital aspects change over time.
Terms + Conditions
*Visitors who are registered disabled and a carer; welfare benefit recipients and serving Military personnel – proof of reduced entrance fee status required and may be requested on entry.
**Disabled visitors, full-time students 17+, welfare benefit recipients; and serving military personnel – proof of reduced price status is required.
To apply, come along to the Castle and bring your proof of your address. A wallet friendly Resident Pass will be issued to you.
All Resident passes are non-transferable.
All Resident passes are issued for one calendar year from date of issue.
All Resident passes do not include school holiday activities and promotions however standard castle entry will be waived.
General Terms and Conditions
Admission tickets, Resident Passes and guided tours can be purchased at the Castle on the day.
There is an additional fee for small activities admission, usually around £5.
You will need to call us to pre-book guided tours, children’s holiday activities or for group visits of 12 people or more- contact us and we will be happy to help you.
Prices valid until 31 March 2021.