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Housed in the Edwardian former Park Keeper's Lodge by the main gates of Promenade Park the aptly named Museum in the Park houses a collection that reflects the social, domestic and industrial history of Maldon and the surrounding district over the last two centuries, and beyond.
The museum showcases various aspects of Maldon's history including
There is not enough space to display everything so the displays change annually. This season features a fascinating new exhibition entitled “Stones, Bones and Old Pots”. You can see a fossilised mammoth tusk and the skeleton of a porpoise from the River Blackwater
There is also a small shop with souveniers and new and second hand books for sale. Younger visitors will love the free children's quiz which encourages exploration of the museum.
Admission is £2 for adults and free for children.
FREE admission for all on Bank Holiday Mondays and Heritage Weekends.
You will find the Museum by the main gates to Promenade Park.
47 Mill Road, Maldon CM9 5HX call 01621 842688
The Blackwater Country Show planned for June has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organisers say the show will be back next year.