Travelling by train to Firstsite is super-simple. The nearest railway station to Firstsite is Colchester Town, which is served by Greater Anglia services throughout the day. It's just 6 minutes to the Firstsite on foot. Come out of the station and turn left onto Britannia Way, at the roundabout turn right onto Queen Street. The museum is up on the right-hand side opposite Prezzo.
Firstsite is full of wonders for all to enjoy. It’s jam-packed with amazing art exhibitions and displays suitable for all ages including a stunning Roman mosaic. Visitors can also enjoy Firstsite’s stylish shop, tasty café and state-of-the-art cinema.
Visit the Firstsite website for opening information.
|Weekdays||06:10 - 20:15|
|Saturday||07:00 - 18:45|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Station Buffet notes|
Coffee kiosk, plusÿvending machine
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Staff Help notes|
Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.
|Customer Service notes|
The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).
Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
|Customer help points||Available|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||There is a Council managed car park behind the station|
|Carpark operator||Local Council|
|Cycle storage spaces||20|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
Within station, forecourt and on platform
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster