The Mersea Island Museum is an independent museum established in 1976 and occupying purpose-built premises in the centre of West Mersea, just to the east of the Parish Church. The traditional local activities of fishing, oystering, wild fowling and boat building are represented.

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With the Royal Horticultural Society enjoy great days out to more than 200 gardens (including the five RHS Gardens), access to Members’ Days at world-renowned RHS Flower Shows, personalised gardening advice and more.

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