Mersea Barrow It is 100 years since the Barrow was excavated, and in 2012 the contents of the tomb in the Barrow have returned to Mersea for the first time. They are on exhibition in Mersea Museum, kindly loaned by Colchester Museum.
Roman Mersea Mersea Island was a significant Roman settlement and there have been many finds over the years.
Red Hills and Salt making Red Hills are low mounds, found near creeks or rivers, composed of soil burnt red in marked contrast to the clay on which they stand. Many have disappeared over the years, but if you know where to look...
Fish Traps The remains of many Fish Traps or Fish Weirs can be found in the Blackwater Estuary and surrounding areas.
Farming Farming was and still is an important part of Mersea life.There is a new display with farm implements and photographs.
Old Mersea shops and businesses Digby's Ironmongers. Clifford White - builders merchants, brickmakers, insurance agents, undertakers. Samuel Cant White.
Mersea Island Golf Club The Golf Club at East Mersea was opened in 1910. By the 1930s it was a full 18 holes, but was closed by the Second World War and never reopened. The Museum has a number of relics from the Club.
Audio Visual slideshow A slideshow by Brian Jay will be running. All old slideshows are available in the Resource Centre.