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Museums, free entry
Over 50 years ago, John Wilkin began collecting the paraphernalia of preserve making and Essex village life. The museum he set up is jam packed with artefacts!
Get a real taste of Tiptree in the building where the famous jam was first prepared. Enjoy freshly made lunches and home made cakes in our quiet, relaxed tea room or terrace.
Sunday 11.00am to 17.00pm (Summer)
Monday to Saturday: 10.00am to 16.00pm (Winter)
Sunday: 11.00am to 16.00pm (Winter)
Closed 25th-28th December and 1st January
TL 899156 51.80677 0.75312
After leaving the A12 at Kelvedon, the Tiptree visitor centre is signposted onto the B1023 Tiptree road. On arriving in Tiptree continue towards Tollesbury. As you leave Tiptree, the visitor centre is on your right. Be sure to take the entrance AFTER the red brick wall.
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Gift shop
- On-site light refreshments
- Public toilets
- Children welcome
- Guided tours for groups