Southend's Pier Museum will be of particular interest to schoolchildren of all ages. Teachers will find it a valuable source of
information and it fulfils many aspects of the History National
Curriculum Key stages 1 & 2.
We have a small 10 page booklet for sale in the museum titled 'The Story of
Southend Pier'. This tells the story of the pier from 1814 to around
1949 with illustrations
The Museum is open for pre-arranged school visits during normal opening hours
Up to two teaching staff are invited to make a free pre-arranged visit, to the Museum to discuss the requirements for their group. Please use the email contact form below or call the Museum Manager on 01702 614553 or the Museum Supervisor, Marie, on 01702 611214 during Museum opening hours for further information. (Proof of who you are and the school you represent will be required when visiting the Museum).
30-45 minutes per visit and this may include a 10-15
minute talk if required, by prior agreement. The school group can be
up to a maximum of 30 pupils plus two teaching staff, the group charge
is £16.50 (Subject to review). Up to 8 additional accompanying
adults are permitted and will be subject to our normal admission fee.
All school / group visits must be pre-booked with the Museum.
(The maximum group size the Museum can permit is 40 persons in
All proceeds from ticket, souvenir sales and donations are used to help maintain and improve the Pier Museum.
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Page Updated: 17 September 2016