Category Colchester

Hollytrees Museum

Hollytrees MuseumThree centuries of fascinating toys, costume and decorative arts displayed in an attractive Georgian town house from 1718. Parkland children’s play area, shop, sensory garden. Free entry. An important part of Colchester’s rich history will now be opened up for more people to enjoy, as Hollytrees Museum in Colchester launches a new Clock gallery. Some of the collection of clocks and watches were previously on display at Tymperleys museum and it is extremely important that the collection continues to be seen and the display in Hollytrees Museum, aptly named ‘The Bernard Mason Gallery’, has been created to do this. The significance of this fascinating collection is that it is so comprehensive, including examples by almost all the clockmakers who had businesses in the town.

Hollytrees MuseumThe clocks and watc...

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