Museum of Enfield

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A collection of c20,000 objects relating to the places, people and businesses of Enfield.

This includes mammoth bones found in Brimsdown, a lead coffin from Roman times, a 16th century mural from Broomfield House and a range of 20th century domestic items including Belling objects and valves from Enfield’s industrial years.

Highlights from the collection are displayed in the museum’s new permanent gallery and twice yearly exhibitions in Dugdale Arts Centre.

There are also displays in Edmonton Green LibraryPalmers Green LibraryOrdnance Unity Centre LibraryEnfield Town.

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Museum outdoor

Our outdoor museum!

The museum also has a regularly touring outdoor exhibition - look out for it in a park or high street near you! There are many museum events on at DAC and around the borough from talks to escape rooms, please make sure you are signed up to the DAC newsletter to find out more or follow the museum on social media, you'll find us with the tag @museumofenfield.

The museum is a partner in several current cultural heritage projects around the borough including Your Museum and Untold Edmonton.

Museum award
We are proud to say that the Museum of Enfield is an Accredited Museum. This means that it delivers to nationally agreed standards that ensure museums are sustainable, focused and trusted and which offer their visitors a great experience.


We have a small group of regular volunteers who help with cataloguing, administration, looking after objects and events. We're always happy to hear from people who would like to get involved and sometimes have special training opportunities. If you'd like to know more, please contact us.

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We love to work with schools!

The museum runs a loan box scheme with artefacts for handling and suggested activities / lesson plans. Cost is £25 for a four week loan; please email for full list and bookings.

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We are also happy to arrange visits to the museum, talks and workshops for a variety of year groups in the new DAC. Please email us to discuss your requirements.

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