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Combined Military Services Museum

Carriage House Station Road, Maldon CM9 4LQ, England
+44 1621 841826
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Hidden gem of a military museum

We came across this on TA when researching a nearby town, and thought that it sounded a place we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barry B
Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
Great museum

We visited for the first time. Well worth it. Given plenty of information on arrival by the man at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Experience a journey through British military history beginning on the brutal medieval battlefields, through the Crimean & Napoleonic Wars, through WW1 & WW2 to current day conflicts. Discover the secretive worlds of Spies, their gadgets, weapons and disguises. Learn about Special Forces, SOE and their brave, daring operations. See stunning displays of combat uniforms; be astonished by one of Europe's largest public display of Firearms. Squirm at the medical equipment used on battlefields and learn the personal stories behind the medals and the weapons. Read intimate accounts from dairies of British Soldiers. Dress up in the heavy pieces of armour worn in days gone by; carry some of the equipment of soldiers of today. Tanks, Swords, Armour, Missiles and so much more! Discover Britain's Military History by seeing only genuine period artefacts. End the day with a fun visit to Promenade Park or a delicious Cream Tea at Heybridge Basin.
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Carriage House Station Road, Maldon CM9 4LQ, England
+44 1621 841826
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Reviewed yesterday

We came across this on TA when researching a nearby town, and thought that it sounded a place we could spend sometime We were right, it's off the beaten track and if the Tourist signs have gone AWOL when approaching from the West. But hey...More

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited for the first time. Well worth it. Given plenty of information on arrival by the man at reception. Found it to be very interesting. Something for everybody

Thank daryl5869
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was small looking from the outside , but wow it took us 2 hours to go round and was absolutely fascinating. This needs to be advertised , it has something for everyone. Uniforms, guns, spy equipment and age wise ranging from ancient to...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a little outside of the town centre of Maldon and does not look much from the outside although the ancient tanks in the from yard are impressive. However, the interior on three floors houses an amazing selection of weapons, uniforms and general military...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the Combined Military Museum with a group of motorcyclists on a beautiful sunny day and we were very warmly welcomed by the Staff and upon arrival given a quick, but detailed overview of what the museum has to offer. We started our tour...More

Thank Olive W
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I drove 50 miles to visit this museum and it was well worth it.Rather unprepossessing from the outside,inside it is a treasure trove..The ground floor is devoted to armour and weapons of the same era.Upstairs there is everything imaginable.A collection of guns,of spying equipment,projectiles.I could...More

Thank wingate
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I've lived near to this museum for most of my life and I have never been in there. This week I had some friends over and we decided that we would pay it a visit and my oh my! I could have spent hours upon...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Items range from military vehicles outside to uniforms and small arms of varying descriptions supported by pictures and wall maps etc.

Thank RAH1975_21
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Fantastic place to visit, really interesting collection and a huge amount of weapons. Well worth a visit.

Thank harry w
Reviewed 16 April 2017

There was a lot more to see than we were expecting & £18 for a family of 5 it's well worth the visit. On arrival we were met by very friendly, passionate staff & were amazed to discover that everything in the museum was one...More

Thank Dan B
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diane m
Are dogs on leads permitted ?
30 September 2016|
Response from Howlo | Reviewed this property |
I cant say - sorry, on my visit i saw no dogs, suggest you phone and ask, sorry i cant help more
kit D D
where is it, how much is entrance charge for senior citizens
20 September 2016|
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Response from Alice N | Reviewed this property |
It is just opposite the roundabout from Tesco and it's under £5 for adults they do discounted rates for students and concessions/senior citizens but not sure exact amount, they do have a website though.