Southchurch Hall Museum & Gardens

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Southchurch Hall Museum, Southchurch Hall Close, Southend-On-Sea, Essex,
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Southchurch Gardens is a small public park covering approximately 5 acres. Features include various ponds and gardens and the magnificent Southchurch Hall. Originally a medieval moated manor house, it is now a museum which attracts 18,000 visitors a year. New museum shops and cafe facilities are soon to be added. The site is listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Various activities take place throughout the year and the site also caters for wedding ceremonies and educational visits. Please call Claire Fox on 01702 467671 for more information.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
The Hall is open to the public: Tuesdays-Saturdays 10am-3.30pm; Sundays 11am-3.30pm. During term time the Hall may be host school groups in the mornings. The exhibition room and refreshments will be available to all visitors but if you are travelling a distance please call ahead to avoid a delay in accessing the great hall.
Time of day
Session Information
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00; Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00; Thursday 10:00 - 17:00; Friday 10:00 - 17:00; Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Inclusion Information

Special Needs

Wheelchair access available to the museum. Please call to discuss any individual requirements.

Childcare Information

Age Range

0 years to 99 years


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