When you think of Southend, do you think of history and heritage? Well, you should! The town is rich with historical sites of local interest most of which have free entry! Uncover the secrets of the Prittlewell Prince burial site at Southend Central Museum. Learn more about the iconic Pier at the Southend Pier Museum. Or how about visiting the Clifftown Telephone Museum one of the world's smallest museums? These places are just the tip of Southend's diverse past! Although most of our historic buildings are currently closed, there's no reason to start planning your visit! Check out our guide below if you love to learn about the history and want to discover a different side to Southend!