Visitor Information

Christmas Opening Information

Please note the museum will be closed from 4pm on Saturday 18 December and reopen at 10am on Tuesday 4 January.

We wish all our followers, readers, visitors and volunteers a restful and safe festive season.

Opening Times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10am – 4pm

The museum is closed on bank holidays


Entry to the museum is free. Donations are welcome.

Car Parking

Pay and display parking is available in the town centre, the nearest car park is Quaker Lane car park which is a 2 minute walk from the museum.

Public Transport

The museum is a 25 minute walk from Waltham Cross Railway Station. A taxi rank is located outside the station. Buses also operate from Waltham Cross Bus Station which is a 5 minute walk from the station and a bus stop is located within a 2 minute walk of the museum.

Access and Facilities

Step-free entry access is available throughout the museum

Toilets are located on the ground floor and second floor. A unisex accessible toilet suitable for wheelchair users is available. Baby changing facilities are also available.

Reception and Shop

The museum’s reception and shop are located on the ground floor where a great selection of local history books, gifts and souvenirs are on offer for all ages and pockets.


The museum has a delightful garden which is a beautiful open space featuring a beautiful mosaic commemorating the museum’s redevelopment.

Additional Information

Epping Forest District Museum is committed to providing access to all.

Outreach services are also available including talks, study days, school workshops and memory boxes. Call the museum on 01992 716882 to find out more.

The museum welcomes assistance dogs and water can be provided if required.