Experience adventures and history with a Colchester Museums Pass this May half term

PUBLISHED: 15 May 2024

Explore a world of adventure and history this May with a Colchester Museums Pass.

Enjoy year-round access to Colchester Castle, Hollytrees Museum, and the Natural History Museum with one convenient pass, ensuring school holiday excitement for an entire year! With captivating exhibits, engaging activities, and special events during school breaks, there's something for everyone to enjoy across Colchester's museum network, all conveniently located in the heart of Colchester’s City Centre.
This May half term enjoy the following experiences:

Colchester Castle: Step back in time and pay a visit to Europe's largest Norman keep and delve into the fascinating history of the Normans. From thrilling family tours to interactive trails and costumed characters wandering the galleries, Colchester Castle offers an immersive experience for history enthusiasts of all ages. What are you waiting for? www.colchester.cimuseums.org.uk/events/family-tours-normans  

Hollytrees Museum: Delight in the charm of Hollytrees Museum, housed in an elegant Georgian townhouse filled with treasures. Discover a rich collection of toys, costumes, and decorative arts, and journey through the city's vibrant past. Don’t miss free Puppet Craft sessions on May 27th and 31st. www.colchester.cimuseums.org.uk/events/puppet-craft/

Natural History Museum: Housed in the former All Saints Church, discover more about local wildlife habitats, biodiversity, and climate change at this family friendly museum. Crawl through a badgers set and discover mammoth bones and giant prehistoric shark jaws. Create your own crafty creature in free sessions from 25 May to 2 June. www.colchester.cimuseums.org.uk/events/puppet-craft/

Cllr David King, Leader of Colchester City Council said: "By purchasing a Colchester Museum Pass, visitors gain year-round access to all three museums, making it the perfect investment for families seeking educational and entertaining experiences throughout the school holidays. It is great that in Colchester we can offer a journey through history, to glimpse through life through the centuries."

Don't miss out on the adventures this May half term! Purchase your Colchester Museums Pass today and unlock a world of exploration and learning.

Page last reviewed: 15 May 2024


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