Walton Maritime Museum
Walton Maritime Museum is open from 2-4pm for the 28-30 May public holiday and everyday from 1 June-30 September in 2016.
The Museum is located on East Terrace next to the Maritime Coastal Agency.
Over the winter we have given the Museum a new look and feedback has confirmed there is plenty to interest all ages.The Walton Maritime Museum records Walton’s close association with the sea, its impact on the town’s social history and the local lifeboat’s contribution. Fossil and flint collections display Walton’s internationally important geology.
The special exhibition highlights the local community’s war involvement, the effort and restraints on local life during WW1 and WW2.
The Walton Maritime Museumwelcomes locals and vistors to a special
OPEN DAYfrom 10.00am to 4.00pm on Sunday 21 August to join the Walton Carnival Weekend celebrations.
In addition to the artefacts and stories explaining Waltons history and development as a resort there is the expanded WW1 and WW2 exhibition highlighting the community’s war effort.
Pop in and take a look. Its FREE all day from 10.00 – 4.00pm on Carnival Sunday 21st August.
Come along to pick-up an easy beach-read from our special ‘Carnival Offers’ table, choose from our selection of ‘heritage seaside postcards’ or buy your very own Neptunia Contraria – the internationally famous native Walton fossil estimated age 2-3 million years!
Please note all our fossils were recovered from the seashore. It is illegal to excavate from the Naze Cliffs which are a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).