Greater in Spirit, Larger in Outlook at Epping Forest District Museum


39-41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1EL
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Greater in Spirit, Larger in Outlook exhibition at Epping Forest District Museum


Exhibition: Greater in Spirit, Larger in Outlook

Saturday 23rd September – Friday 22nd December

Epping Forest District Museum, 39 – 41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1EL

Epping Forest District Museum and Saffron Walden Museum received an Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant to work in partnership on their world culture collections. This work has resulted in a community curated temporary exhibition at Epping Forest District Museum.

The aim of the project is to ensure the museums and their collections reflect their diverse communities by working directly with cultural groups to research different objects and tell their stories.

More information HERE.

The exhibition will be open during regular museum opening hours (check website for updates).

Monday: 10 am – 4 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 4 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 4 pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday: Closed

Free entry

Experience an interactive exhibition featuring artwork from Judith Kerr’s classic picture book. An exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

Also at the museum:

As well as the exhibition, you will find the rest of the museum a fascinating place telling the story of the Epping Forest district through its collections of over 50,000 objects including

• Art
• Archaeology
• Photographs
• Social History
• Documents

The newly redevelopment museum has enabled the showcasing of many more items in the collection than have been on display before.

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.

Visit the museum website here: Home - Epping Forest District Museum (


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Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Museum is located in the heart of the historic town of Waltham Abbey, situated just outside the M25 between Epping Forest and the Lee Valley. From the M25, leave at junction 26 and follow the signs to Waltham Abbey.

Parking is currently available at the Abbey Gardens carpark which is a 10 minute walk from the museum. Further 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 Directions

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.

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