Nottage Maritime Institute
Click on the links below to see online exhibitions of items from our collection
The museum is located in a former sail loft and is part of the Nottage Maritime Institute which aims to improve nautical, sailing and navigation skills. There is a collection of paintings, personal possessions, photographs and models all with local connections to the River Colne and its fishing, yachting and boat-building heritage.
Admission is free but donations are always welcome.
14 May to 18 September 2016
Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays 1pm - 4pm, and by appointment.
Telephone:- 01206 824142
Latitude: 51.85452252° 52' 41.1° N Longitude: 0.958751 ° 26' 15.9° E
For further information about our other activities see our website at:- http://www.nottagemaritimeinstitute.org.uk
The main part of museum is upstairs, there is a stairlift, but some disabled visitors might find accessibilty difficult.
How to Find Us
Sunday train services operate to Wivenhoe from Colchester, Clacton and Walton-on-the Naze.
There are bus services, numbers 62, 74 or 78 from Colchester to Wivenhoe. Alight at the Railway Station (No. 62) or at the Co-op near the top of the High Street (Nos 74 and 78).
Visitors by car are advised to park at the town car park off the High Street which is free or if it is full at the railway station where a fee is charged.
From the High Street, walk down-hill to the River, at the Quay turn left. From the station walk up to the end of West Street, turn right and at the Quay turn left.