We aim to preserve the history of policing in Essex whilst making learning fun. The Essex Police Museum has lots of activities and events throughout the year for all ages.
The Essex Police Museum runs childrens' crafts, trails or quizzes every time we're open. To join just collect a Kids Club loyalty card at the till and collect a stamp for each eligible activity you purchase. Collect 4 and your 5th activity is free!
(One loyalty card per child)
Essex Police employees (inc. volunteers) and East Anglia Pass holders get 2 for 1 on any Kids Club activity. To redeem the offer show your Essex Police ID or East Anglia Pass on purchase (Not redeemable with any other offer).
Object Trail (£1)
14th, 21st, 28th January 10am to 4pm
Can you solve the riddles and find the right objects?
More 2023 events coming soon!
2023 Special Events
Second-Hand Book Sale (Free Entry)
1st April, 22nd July, 21st October 10am to 4pm
Our popular second-hand DVD and Book Sale returns! Books are 50p each or 3 for £1 and DVDs start from 50p. Stock comes in a range of genres, and is donated by the local community and staff and officers across the force. If you'd like to donate books, DVDs, CDs or console games, please do drop them by on one of our public opening days - we can accept donations all year round!
Heritage Open Days (Free Entry)
9th, 16th September 10am to 4pm
Event details TBC.
1st December (Essex Police employees only), 2nd December (Public) 10am to 4pm
Our popular Christmas Craft Fair returns! Join us anytime between 10am and 4pm and get some beautifully handmade gifts. Entry to the museum is free. Stallholders will be listed here when confirmed.
We are looking for local crafters and artists to be stallholders at our Craft Fair. Please email [email protected] to enquire. Stalls are £10 per day and payment is non-refundable after registration is confirmed. You can choose to attend both days or just one. Stallholders will be chosen to provide the best variety in crafts and items.