News


  • Face Coverings

    Wearing a face covering is recommended to help stop the spread of COVID-19. “Not only will today’s steps help us slow down the variant’s spread, but they will help us…

  • Christmas Gifts

    All items can be purchased from the Museum shop Portrait of Harwich  DVD by local film maker and former BBC television Hi De Hi Yellowcoat, David Webb. £ 14.99 The…

  • Christmas fayre

    Sunday December 5 10 am – 3 pm We will have a number of stalls selling Christmas and gift items. Come along and have a look, the museum will also…

  • Winter Opening Times

    The Museum and Lighthouse Tea Bar will be open on selected days during the winter months. Please re-check this page for opening times before your visit. Entrance Fee: Adults £3.00…

  • Illustrated Talks

    Illustrated Talks by David Whittle A series of talks from local historian, David Whittle.   David has a well-earned reputation as a speaker and has built up a wide ranging…

  • Excelsior Visit

    During Shanty weekend the crew of the Excelsior called in at the Harwich Museum and in return we were invited for a tour of this wonderful 100 year old vessel.…

  • Hi-de-Hi!

    Hi-de-Hi! memorabilia on display for the first time in the town where it was filmed. The 1980s TV show was filmed at a holiday camp near Harwich, Essex. A display…

  • Heritage open weekend

    What a weekend we’ve just had! Over 350 people over the 2 days. Thank you to everyone that has visited over the last 3 weeks, the museum has been a…

  • Celebrity Visitor

    For those Bond fans, we had the pleasure of showing Madeline Smith (far left) around the museum this weekend, such a lovely lady. She is perhaps best known for playing Bond…

  • Harwich Museum

    Harwich Museum Blog

    The Grand Opening of Harwich Museum took place on Saturday 21st August 2021, at 12 noon, by TV presenter Tim Wonnacott.