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.
|Staffing level||The staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.|
|Left Luggage Website||https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/|
|Telephone types||Cards and coins|
|Station Buffet notes|
Coffee kiosk and self service vending machine
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
Single platform station, step free access
|Toilets notes||Toilets are located alongside the ticket office and only open when the station is staffed.|
|Staff Help notes|
Assistance at this station is provided by a staff member during ticket office opening hours. Assistance requests that cannot be met by a member of staff will be offered suitable alternative transport. Booking is recommended.
|Customer Service notes|
Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00. Sunday 10:00-20:00. Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00. 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|
|Carpark name||There is a Council managed car park behind the station|
|Carpark operator||Local Council|
|Cycle storage spaces||24|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
Within station, forecourt and on platform
|Cycle storage notes||There are stands available.|
|Step-free access||Step free access is available throughout the whole station.|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis||Accessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information|
|Accessible taxis notes|
|to London Liverpool Street||Greater Anglia||14:35||1||On time|
|to London Liverpool Street||Greater Anglia||14:44||Scheduled|
|to London Liverpool Street||Greater Anglia||15:00||1||On time|
|to London Liverpool Street||Greater Anglia||15:07||1||On time|
|to London Liverpool Street||Greater Anglia||15:34||1||On time|