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Having grown up nearby, and returned often to visit my parents, I had no idea this even existed! My Mum suggested it as she at least knew of it and we were very glad she did!
It is an Aladdin's cave of artefacts, documents, memorabilia...More
great museum well worth the money plenty to see staff very helpfull this is my forth visit back now when you want a break you can get a nice cup of tea and cake it well worth a vist michael rainham essex
Quirky little museum run entirely on voluntary effort featuring militaria and Purfleet local history. It is absolutely packed with stuff, clearly they find it hard to turn down any donation and all credit to them for saving things that would otherwise have been lost. It...More
Traditional military / war museum . This place is an absolute gem.. a must visit . I love it well done to all volunteers especially Alan . If you are disappointed with the modern war museum such as the imperial and the army , visit...More
A museum with no funding and run by volunteers who gratefully receive and donations be it artifacts or financial. An excellent , fascinating and educational 2 hours spent and considering only £3 great value.
Housd in the last remaining Georgian powder store in Europe (apparently) the building itself is a listed building and it houses a lot of military memorabilia. Its presentation is somewhat haphazard and if you work your way round, you will suffer from information overload. Much...More
This is a bit off the main track. Had passed it several times before. It was fascinating t o see all the memoirs from the wars and lots of other aged but in Perfect conditions on display. Truly an Aladdin's Cave. Quaint little cafe. Lovely...More
We stumbled upon this hidden gem whilst on a walk along the river. The volunteer staff were extremely friendly and eager to make sure we got the most out of our visit.
There are a lot of things to see and a huge amount of...More