01206 842032 info@tfocm.org.uk 142 New York

About us

The Friends, founded 1949, exist to support the work of Colchester Museums and encourage interest in them and their exhibits.  We help to purchase items* and assist with special projects. Members enjoy a number of privileges.

FREE ADMISSION to Castle Museum: At any time but please show your membership card. LECTURE SERIES: Spring season, April – June; Autumn season, September – November.  Fortnightly at 7.30pm on Tuesdays (plus some daytime talks at 14.30) at Lion Walk Church, Colchester CO1 1EX about 90 minutes, including questions. Reduced charge of £2.00 per lecture for members (£4.00 for non-members). Subjects usually include local events, people and places. FOR EXCURSIONS: See top menu. 
Some 1200 people belong to the Friends, spread over 650 individual, couple and family memberships. If you are interested in helping to support the work of Colchester Museums and would like to be involved in the rich heritage of Britain’s oldest recorded town, then why not join the friends?
(For a list of 50 years of Friends’ purchases see top menu ARCHIVE then OTHER)

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