The Friends of Braintree Museum is a registered charity which supports and promotes  the work and activities of Braintree District Museum and the Warner Textile Archive in every possible way.

Please use this site to discover more of what we do and the benefits of being a Friend.

We are continuing to follow the latest Government advice regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 


In response to the current Government restrictions, ‘The History of Rayne’ event with Richard Bale scheduled for 4 February 2022 will now be hosted online via Zoom. Guests will be sent a joining email with links to the event. It is hoped that we will be able to resume our programme of Talks in The Old School Hall in March 2022. 


Sutton Hoo Visit October 2021 – Our first visit since March 2020 took place on Wednesday 20 October when a group of Friends travelled to Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge.

Click here to read about our day…



Support from our local community:

We are grateful to Katie Gardner, Marketing Executive at Lambert Chapman, one of our corporate members, for her continuing help with this website.

Privacy Statement

All information held by the Friends of Braintree District Museum  comes from forms filled in on application and renewal of membership. This information is held by the Membership Secretary and Chairman

It is important to the Friends that we can contact you by post or email to give you information and notification of events. This can be by post or preferably by email. At no time are your personal details given to anybody else. We make certain that your personal details are safe and secure.

We are sure that you will want us to keep in touch with you as this is a benefit of your membership.

Please contact Jean Harrison if you wish to change the way in which we contact you.

  • Telephone – 01376 324302
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