Rayleigh, its People, Places and Heritage
Entry to the Museum is Free
Rochford Heritage Tapestry
The Tapestry displaying 1,000 years of Rochford History is being depicted on ten 3 foot x 2 foot panels.
To include historical context with a display of knitted figures and children's activities
For more information on the Tapestry visit Rochford Town Team
Huge book sale
Now on in in the museum, books on a variety of subjects.
Visit the museum to view.
We are open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10am - 4pm
Heritage Notice Boards
Next time you are visiting the High Street why not take a look at the 2 Heritage Notice boards; one outside the WORKS and one by the Millennium clock at Mann's corner).
These are regularly changed and show pictures of Bygone Rayleigh.
If there is a theme you would like to see displayed (Rayleigh Schools/clubs) just let us know and we can arrange.
The photos are normally changed every month so always an idea to have a look.
We're Good To Go
The Museum is proud to have acquired the Visit England 'We're Good to Go' Industry Standard mark which reflects that we have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, have a Risk Assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and maintain social distancing.
We are a Tourist Information Point
with local walk leaflets available as well.
Let us know what you think of your visit
See some comments here What You Think
The History of Rayleigh
Your old papers may help to uncover this history
Do not destroy them, let us record them
Please send us details of
Deed, Diaries, Maps & Plans etc
Rayleigh Town Museum
91 High Street
Tel: 01268 773535
Please check back here regularly for updates on our progress and information on fundraising events.
For more information or feel you can help us in any way please contact Mike Davies
Join the Friends of Rayleigh Town Museum
Rayleigh Town Museum, 1st floor, 91, High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7EJ
Opening Hours: 10am to 4pm, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Museum Telephone 01268 773535 (answerphone when we are not open)
Charitable Incorporated Organisation 1159405