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Museum, £1-£1.50

Great Dunmow Maltings

Great Dunmow Maltings


Mill Lane,
Great Dunmow,


The Great Dunmow Maltings date from 1560 and retain much of the original malting infrastructure used to produce malt by hand throughout the building's active life of 400 years until closure in the late 1940s.
The building demonstrates superb examples of 16thC and 18thC architecture and building techniques of very high standards carried through to the recent restoration.

Beautifully and sympathetically restored Maltings with the Town Museum housed on the ground floor and descriptions of how the Maltings worked, on the top floor. Easy access by lift. Open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays 11.00am - 4.00pm. Cost £1.50 and £1 concessions. Ample parking nearby as the Maltings are situated in the heart of Great Dunmow, ancient Flitch Town.

The Maltings is a popular venue for private and business hire, conferences and exhibitions and is fully equipped with high-speed wi-fi and LCD screen facilities. It is also licenced for civil ceremonies and is an established venue for civil weddings and receptions.

All enquiries: - 01371-873109.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowedVenue approved for civil marriageWedding receptions

Opening Details

Open all the time

Open all year 11-4pm Sat and Sun.
Closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas and New Year.


Cost £1.50 and £1 concessions. Group rates for guided tours available.


See location of Great Dunmow Maltings on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 629219  Lat: 51.87272 Long: 0.36507

By Road:
Take exit for Great Dunmow (A120).

By Public Transport:
From Stansted Airport station it is 9 miles to Great Dunmow Maltings.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions