Thurrock Museum

About the museum

Explore your local history at Thurrock Museum, in the Thameside Complex, Grays.

You can find more than 250,000 years of Thurrock's past in display cases with more than 1,500 objects.

Discover the mammoths from Aveley, the earliest known Thurrock coins dating to 75BC, prehistoric flint tools, Roman pottery, Saxon artefacts, medieval finds from Grays, and interesting objects all the way up to the last century.

Events and exhibitions

You can also travel back in time with eye-opening events and exhibitions of local history and other events organised by Thurrock Museum volunteers.

Plan your visit

Our 'where to find us' page has information on local transport and car parks.

Admission to the Thurrock Museum is free.

Day Opening times
Monday 9am to 7pm
Tuesday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 7pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm
Sunday and bank holidays Closed
Thurrock Museum
First floor, Thameside Complex, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DX

: 01375 413 965


The museum office is open to answer enquiries from 9am to 4:30pm, Mondays to Fridays, excluding public holidays.