Did you know that there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that mammoths and hippos used to roam this area?
Find out more about local wildlife habitats, biodiversity and climate change at this much-loved, family-friendly museum. Get up close to nature as you learn about stag beetles – a Colchester success story – and discover the secrets of the drowned world underneath the North Sea.
What You Can See
Mini Museum Explorers - Seasons, Spring
Mini Museum Explorers - Flying
Plan Your Visit
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Please vote for us in the 2019 awards. Don’t delay – voting closes 27th March.
Tuesday – Saturday
10.00am – 5.00pm
11.00am – 5.00pm