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Epping Forest District Museum

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Type:Museum

39-41 Sun Street
Waltham Abbey
Essex
EN9 1EL

Tel: 01992 716882

Epping Forest District Museum and garden in Sun Street Waltham Abbey

Guide Prices

Entry to the museum is free.

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - By arrangement.

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Step-free entry access is available throughout the museum. Toilets are located on the ground floor and second floor. A unisex accessible toilet suitable for wheelchair users is available. Baby changing facilities are also available.
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted - The museum welcomes assistance dogs and water can be provided if required.
  • Lift
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance - A bus stop is located within a 2 minute walk of the museum.
  • Free parking - Free parking is currently available at the Abbey Gardens carpark which is a 10 minute walk from the museum.
  • Parking (charge) - Payand display parking is available in the town centre, the nearest car park is Quaker Lane car park which is a 2 minute walk from the museum.
  • Parking (free) - Free parking is currently available at the Abbey Gardens carpark which is a 10 minute walk from the museum.

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Event Venue - There is a gallery space and educational space available for hire.
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use - The museum has a delightful garden which is a beautiful open space featuring a beautiful mosaic commemorating the museum’s redevelopment. Activities are often held here during the summer months.
  • Gift shop - The museum’s reception and shop are located on the ground floor where a great selection of local history books, gifts and souvenirs are on offer for all ages and pockets.
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Toilets - Toilets are located on the ground floor and second floor. A unisex accessible toilet suitable for wheelchair users is available. Baby changing facilities are also available.

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Museum is located in the heart of the historic town of Waltham Abbey, situated just outside the M25 between Epping Forest and the Lee Valley. From the M25, leave at junction 26 and follow the signs to Waltham Abbey.

Free parking is currently available at the Abbey Gardens carpark which is a 10 minute walk from the museum. Further pay and display parking is available in the town centre, the nearest car park is Quaker Lane car park which is a 2 minute walk from the museum.

Public Transport Directions

The museum is a 25 minute walk from Waltham Cross Railway Station. A taxi rank is located outside the station. Buses also operate from Waltham Cross Bus Station which is a 5 minute walk from the station and a bus stop is located within a 2 minute walk of the museum. Other bus routes include 213 (Regal Buses) from Epping, 66 (EOS London) from Loughton, 86 (EOS London) from Harlow and 251 (Arriva) from Upshire.

Opening Times

General opening times (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
ThursdayClosed
Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:00
SundayClosed

* Entry is Free. Check the Museum website for details of special events and opening times.