Opening Times & Prices

Mountfitchet Castle 2023.

Mountfitchet Castle & the House on the Hill Museum are now closed for the winter season.

We would like to thank everyone who has visited and supported us during 2023, and we look forward to seeing you again when we reopen 9th March 2024

We will be open every day from Saturday 9th March until Friday 8th November 2024 including all weekends and bank holidays. 10.00am to 5.00pm. Last Admission is 3.30pm. The Museum closes at 4.45pm.

We recommend a minimum of 2 hours to ensure you enjoy the full extent of our complex.

Please try and arrive as early as you can to achieve maximum value for money.

No need to book, just arrive and enjoy your visit.

Castle Opening Times

Ticket price includes entrance to

Mountfitchet Castle, The House on the Hill Museum and the Dinosaur Encounters
  • Adults £17.00
  • Children (3-13yrs) £13.50
  • OAP's £15.50

To visit the Haunted Manor in the Museum there is a small extra charge of £1.00 per person.

School & Group visits see the school & group visits section of this website or enquire for party rates on 01279 813237.

DISABLED ACCESS: We regret that Disabled Access at the Castle is limited. Please read our Disabled Access Notice for full details.

DOGS: As there are numerous animals roaming freely within the grounds, we regret that we are unable to allow dogs at the Castle.


We are privately owned and not government funded, therefore we are unable to offer further reductions for concessionary tickets