Epping Forest District Museum has received endorsement by VisitEngland as a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction.
Receiving an overall quality score of 91%, this is the first time the museum has undergone assessment by VisitEngland since re-opening in 2016, following its National Lottery Heritage Funded redevelopment.
This is an excellent endorsement for the service and VisitEngland has nominated the museum for a VisitEngland Welcome Accolade and a Hidden Gem Accolade.
Councillor Nigel Bedford, Portfolio Holder for Community and Partnerships said “I am very pleased that the hard working staff at the museum have received recognition from VisitEngland. The award demonstrates the efforts that staff have put into ensuring that children and the residents of Epping Forest District are able to pass on the knowledge and history of our districts to future generations.”
The report made particular emphasis on the quality of the staff, giving them a rating of 100%, stating that the museum offers “an engaging and memorable visitor experience with many positive aspects of a visit especially the extremely friendly, approachable and knowledgeable staff.”
Visit the museum to explore this hidden gem yourself, entry is free.
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10 am – 4 pm
- Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
- (closed Thursday and Sunday)