Visitor information

Opening Times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Epping Forest District Museum closes on Good Friday and from Christmas Day to New Year’s Day (inclusive).


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, or at the Abbey Gardens car park which is a 10 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.

EOS London run a service from Epping to Waltham Cross via Waltham Abbey and from Loughton/Debden to Waltham Cross. Click here for details.



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. Activities are often held here during the summer months.

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.


Please visit the Lowewood Museum and North Weald Airfield Museum sites for Visitor information about those museums


Phone Contact us....

Telephone: 01992 716882

Or you can write to us at:
Epping Forest District Museum, 39-41 Sun Street,  Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1EL





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