Visitor Information

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak and the Government’s recent updated advice to reduce social interaction in order to minimise spread of the virus, the council have decided to close Epping Forest District Museum until further notice.

We take the health and wellbeing of our customers and employees very seriously and feel it is our responsibility to help minimise the impact wherever possible.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our loyal customers for their understanding and welcome you to sign up to our mailing list including details of when we will reopen our doors, or follow us on social media @efdmuseum on Twitter and Facebook. For further information please contact the museum by email at

Opening Times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10.30am – 3.30pm

Saturday 10.30am – 3.30pm

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.