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Information Centre, free entry

Visit Colchester Information Centre

Visit Colchester Information Centre


The Colchester Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is the tourist office for Colchester, situated in the heart of Colchester's historic town centre, within minutes of award winning museums, great shopping and a wide variety of places to eat and drink.

Contact us before you visit for the best advice on where to go, what to do and where to stay, or come and see us in Hollytrees Museum when you arrive for hands on advice and information

The centre offers the following services, amongst others:
- Help with planning your visit, with ideas of things to do and places to visit locally;
- Assistance in finding accommodation;
- Finding and booking local events and guided tours;
- Help with travel plans and public transport information;
- Free information on the rest of Great Britain;
- Access to wheelchair users and people with disabilities as well as pushchairs;
- Booking day trips and holidays with local coach operators;
- Shop with locally made gifts and quality souvenirs of Colchester;
- And much more!

Gift shopPublic toiletsWelcome Host

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Opening times -
Monday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00


Free entry


Hollytrees Museum,
Castle Park,



See location of Visit Colchester Information Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 999252  Lat: 51.89007 Long: 0.90449

The Visit Colchester Information Centre is located in Hollytrees Museum, located in Castle Park

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Colchester station


  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed