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Oaklands Park (Chelmsford Museum)

Chelmsford Museum is a super child friendly museum located in Oaklands Park. There are also two playgrounds within the beautiful park grounds. The gardens here are beautiful and there is lots of space to explore!


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Oaklands Park Playground Chelmsford


Where is Oaklands Park?

📍Chelmsford Museum

Oaklands Park

Moulsham Street

Chelmsford

CM2 0JJ


🅿️ Parking - Where to park for Chelmsford Museum Oaklands Park

Free parking in car park

2 hours maximum



What equipment is at Oaklands Park

There are two playgrounds in Oaklands Park, the playgrounds are close but do not overlook each other.

In the larger playground there are climbing frames, a slide, tyre swings and a nest swing. There is also a large fallen tree trunk which is great for climbing. The playground is spacious and it is enclosed.

The smaller playground has a castle/knights theme. It is enclosed. The playground is a decent size. The highlight is the large mound which can be climbed up or through the tunnel. There are slides with climbing frames, swings, a zipwire, climbing equipment, ride on equipment and a dungeon!

The only accessible play equipment is a merry-go-round.



Oaklands Park Chelmsford
Oaklands Park Playground


🏛 Chelmsford Museum

Chelmsford Museum Opening Times - Open every day 10am - 5pm

Entry to Chelmsford Museum is free!


There is so much to explore in the Museum! Our personal highlights were the toys and games throughout time and of course the live beehive. This is such a child friendly Museum, there are lots of dressing up opportunities.



Chelmsford Museum
Chelmsford Museum


The Explorer Zone and Percy Park Trail

At the entrance to the museum you can find several the Explorer Zone, where you can find packs containing resources to help you explore the museum and park. This includes story bags, I spy trails and Percy's Park trail.


Where to eat and drink at Oaklands Park, Chelmsford Museum

The Hive Cafe has a varied menu including soups, curries, pasta and roast dinner is served on Sundays. The coffee is excellent.


Are there toilets at Oaklands Park, Chelmsford Museum

There are toilets including accessible toilets and baby change



Oaklands Park Playground Chelmsford


Other playgrounds close to Oaklands Park

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