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Rayleigh Town Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Well worth a visit

Some lovely exhibits and photos from the past.Very helpful volunteers to answer any questions you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Beverley W
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Well worth a look when in town!

We popped in on a Saturday, when passing, small but very informative, staffed by volunteers who all... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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1st Floor 91 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7EJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Some lovely exhibits and photos from the past.Very helpful volunteers to answer any questions you may have.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Beverley W
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We popped in on a Saturday, when passing, small but very informative, staffed by volunteers who all know the area and history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dagenhamkev
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Housed in the top floor and retaining many of the original features. Above a Pizza restaurant but not influenced by their activity. Many objects & themes relating to Rayleigh and its history curated by a team of knowledgeable and interested volunteers. Spend an easy couple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Excellent museum with a wealth of history to explore. Coupled with significant contribution from the Local History Group, through whose efforts a permanent site is now established for their artefacts. Personnel are in attendance to assist with investigations and queries. Items on display include maps,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ozzie19662015
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Great Local History resource for the town of Rayleigh. Run by volunteers and reliant on donations. We were really impressed during our visit and had to buy local Christmas Cards. A must visit for anyone interested in local history - especially school children.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TheNorthernMonkey1
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Visited before when they had a special for the Rayleigh Rockets. Interesting for local history and free so worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Neal192
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Rayleigh museum is tucked away with the entrance up an alley way . The lift quickly takes you to the first floor with an array of local artefacts and information of the LaCie area which is very interesting we didn’t even no the museum exited...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Excellent day visiting this special place. Many memories of Rayleigh too in the Museum from a child. A good place to visit for Raleigh's history past and present.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jean S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Really interesting visit learnt a lot about old Rayleigh. The man we chatted to was very informative

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Victoria M
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Considering that there is no charge it is worth a visit. A lot of reading can be done about the history of Rayleigh etc. There is even a lift to take you up to the next floor.

Date of experience: May 2018
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