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Rayleigh, its People, Places and Heritage

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Local History Group 'Rayleigh Through the Looking Glass' have over time acquired a significant
number of Rayleigh related artefacts, such as postcards, maps, books, ephemera and much more.
These have been displayed at a number of regular exhibitions held in the town but they now have
a permanent home for all to see, enjoy, and learn about our Town’s history.

Opening times

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
10am to 4pm

Tourist information sign

We are a Tourist Information Point
with local walk leaflets available as well.

Entry is Free

Ron Stewart & the Kalee 8

Before and After
On Saturday 17th September Ron Stewart the last manager of Rayleigh's Regal cinema was reunited with the
cinema's 1937 projector, which has been restored by Chris Taylor and Roy Dilley. A very succesful day as we had 129 visitors. Regal projector

Please check back here regularly for updates on our progress and information on fundraising events.

For more information or feel you can help us in any way please contact Mike Davies

Join the Friends of Rayleigh Town Museum

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Museum Telephone 01268 773535 (answerphone when we are not open)