There are a number of displays including fossil and geology displays and information regarding bird migration and sightings.
The town is surrounded by open countryside, which is part of the Metropolitan Green Belt, and the centre of town is only a short walk from pleasant woods and commons.
You can learn about the town's history at Chelmsford Museum in Oaklands Park.
Colchester is the oldest town in Britain, with documented evidence of a settlement here as early as the fifth century BC.
Chelmsford, the County town of Essex, is one of the County's best shopping centres and an ideal base for exploring the County.
Chelmsford is famous as the home of Essex County Cricket Club and as the town where the Marconi Company set up the first radio company in the world, in the late1890's.
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This is a list of the major gardens which are regularly open to the public.