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7. Colchester Castle Museum

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Colchester Castle Museum

A visit to Colchester Castle Museum takes you through 2000 years of some of the most important events in British history. Once capital of Roman Britain, Colchester has experienced devastation by Boudica (Boadicea), invasion by the Normans and siege during the English Civil War.

Since the 16th century, the Castle has been a ruin, a library and a gaol for witches. Today it is an award winning museum featuring many hands-on displays showing Colchester's history from the Stone Age to the Civil War.

Colchester Castle Museum Address:              
Colchester Castle Museum
14 Ryegate Road
Colchester
CO1 1YG
England, UK

Colchester Castle Museum Opening Times:    
Monday to Saturday, 10.00am – 5.00pm all year round
Sunday 11.00am – 5.00pm
Last admission 4.30pm
 
Colchester Castle Museum Admission:  
Adult £5.10
Children aged 5 - 15 years £3.30
Under 5 years Free
Retired and concessions £3.30
Saver ticket (two adults and any two concessions, or one plus three) £13.50
                            
T  +44 (0)1206 282939

F  +44 (0)1206 282925

W  Colchester Castle Museum Website 

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