Did you know that Clacton-on-Sea is only 147 years old? But it's packed full of history because it was once a major seaside holiday resort for Britain.
Challenge yourself for an hour or so and visit the Clacton Museum to discover first-hand the birth of Clacton seaside resort!
100% run by devoted volunteers.
Spend an hour or so browsing the displays and collection of fascinating material at the Clacton Museum.
Meet Filbert, Clown Bertam's famous dummy!
Reminisce about your old Butlin's holidays!
Share your visit on social media and with friends and family.
OPENING TIMES: Every Tuesday and Saturday, 9.30am to 12.30pm. (Run 100% by volunteers.)
Room upstairs at Clacton Libary building on Station Road (opposite the Town Hall)
Why get involved?
This gem of a museum deserves the spotlight!
Learn some new knowledge about where you live and/or the Essex seaside resort.
Knowledge equals historical context equals power!
How to get involved?
Step 1: Sign up or log in.
Step 2: Accept the challenge.
Step 3: Visit Clacton Museum and share your experience on social media and with family and friends.