Thurrock Museum

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Thurrock Museum

Thurrock Museum reopens from Tuesday 14 September 2021. A one-way system will be in place for your safety, and we encourage all visitors to wear a face covering, if possible. Go to our page about the museum for opening times.

About the museum

Explore your local history at Thurrock Museum, in the Thameside Complex, Grays.

You can find more than 250,000 years of Thurrock's past in display cases with more than 1,500 objects.

Discover the mammoths from Aveley, the earliest known Thurrock coins dating to 75BC, prehistoric flint tools, Roman pottery, Saxon artefacts, medieval finds from Grays, and interesting objects all the way up to the last century.

Events and exhibitions

You can also travel back in time with eye-opening events and exhibitions of local history and other events organised by Thurrock Museum volunteers.

Plan your visit

Our 'where to find us' page has information on local transport and car parks.

Admission to the Thurrock Museum is free.

Day Opening times from 14 September 2021
Monday midday to 3pm
Tuesday midday to 3pm
Wednesday midday to 3pm
Thursday midday to 3pm
Friday midday to 3pm
Saturday 10am to 3pm
Sunday and bank holidays Closed
Thurrock Museum
First floor, Thameside Complex, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DX

: 01375 413 965


We can answer museum enquiries on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9am to 4pm. The museum office is closed on Mondays and Thursdays.