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Educational Visits, £3.50

Central Museum

Central Museum


Victoria Avenue,


Upstairs Downstairs, The Victorian Household

Venue: Southchurch Hall

National Curriculum: KS2 History - The Victorians

Time Required: 1 hour 30 minutes.

Cost: £3.50 per child. Teachers and helpers free.

Numbers Accomodated: Maximum 30 children.

Children learn of the 'upstairs' and 'downstairs' of a building actually used by Victorians. Considerable use is made of handling a great variety of Victorian artefacts - and all in their original setting!

Objects range from a massive Victorian clothes mangle to photographic albums of local families. A must for children studying the Victorians - this is a session that brings the past to life!

Facilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Mobile phone coverageChildren welcomeDisabled accessGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed


Cost: £3.50 per child. Teachers and helpers free.


Plan route to Central Museum and Planetarium using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 879863  Lat: 51.54468 Long: 0.70977

By Road:
Follow A127 into Southend town centre. Central Museum is signposted on left just north of Southend Victoria railway station.


  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed