The sellout Knightzzz at the Museum returns for Easter!

PUBLISHED: 7 March 2024

Date issued: 7 March 2024

Colchester’s historic Castle will once again be throwing open its doors at night for you to enjoy the ultimate in sleepover experiences. If you’ve ever wondered what Colchester Castle is like after dark, now is your chance!

Suitable for the whole family from age 5 upwards, Knightzzz at the Museum offers plenty of fun, laughter and memory making experiences. Meet historical characters, enjoy a tour of the Castle and take part in fun activities before settling down for the night with a hot chocolate treat.

You get to choose your chosen sleeping area and all you need do is bring your sleeping bag along with family and friends and get ready for the most amazing night, in one of the country's most historic venues.

Councillor Cllr Michelle Burrows, Portfolio Holder for Leisure, Culture and Heritage, said: "What an incredible experience this is going to be. Your sleeping quarters are yours to choose —be it the atmospheric Lucas Vault, historic prisons, serene chapel, or the main galleries. The only question is whether you're bold enough to spend the night!”

The friendly team are ready for your arrival, so prepare your overnight bag and make your way to the Castle for an unforgettable evening, immersing yourself in the rich heritage of Colchester.

Prices start from £40 per person. Head to the website for further information and floor plans. To book call 01206 282939 and speak to a member of the team.
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Page last reviewed: 7 March 2024


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