The museum houses original British military artifacts, a number of which are of national importance including the only surviving MK2 'Cockle' canoe as used in the 'Cockelshell Heroes' raid.
On view are excellent displays of Civil War armour as well as fully equipped models of paratroopers from Arnhem, Suez and the Faulklands. A significient feature of the collection is a TSR2 jet engine, the only remaining example on public display
There is a unique collection of espionage equipment belonging to two British agents. The collection consists of 'James Bond' style gadgets including shoes with hidden blade and a fountain pen gun. There is also a Bulgarian Umberella - the type used to assisinate Georgi Markov in 1978.
Combined Military Services Museum
Station Road Maldon CM9 4LQ
Telephone 01621 841826
Wednesday to Sunday (open Bank Holiday Mondays)
10.30am to 5.00pm (Last admission 4.00pm)
Open every day during the school holidays
Baby changing facilities
Adult £5.75 OAP £4.75 Child £4.00
Family (2 adults & 3 children) £18.00
All areas of the museum are accessible by wheel chairs
Fancy taking part in this year's Mud Race on Sunday May 12?
The Maldon Mud Race is an annual event in which hundreds of competitors raise money for charity by racing to be the first to complete a 400 metre dash over over the bed of the River Blackwater.