Thurrock Museum

Thurrock Museum gallery covers the modern Borough of Thurrock, it has extensive archaeological and social history displays. Archives and records extend the collection covering the 16 parishes, industrial and community records.

Key Facts Built in 1972
Key Facts
Built in 1972

Facilities: Restaurant / CafeWheelchair accessible

Thurrock Museum is housed in the Thameside Complex in the town of Grays. The museum works closely with Thurrock Library and all the independent heritage groups in Thurrock.

The gallery of Thurrock Museum is situated on the 1st floor of a modern cultural building. Some 60 displays and some temporary displays help interpret the development of settlements in Thurrock on the north Thames riverside in southern Essex from ancient to modern times. The displays include archaeology and social history. Educational visits, including workshops and guided tours by prior arrangement.

Location and Access

Thurrock Museum is housed in the Thameside complex, Orsett Road, Grays, Essex and has disabled access, lifts and toilets.

Access by car
Go via M25, A13 into Grays Town and follow the brown tourist signage to the Museum. There are various car parks in town and the nearest is behind the museum, accessed via Cromwell Road, 100m walk to entrance of complex.

Access by public transport
Taking the train go via the C2C line (Fenchurch – Southend) and alight at Grays Station, 500m from museum.
Grays Town has access via various bus services.

Disabled access
Full access available.