Hands-on history

Get to know the ERO, and find out how to use our documents

Searchroom Tours

This 45-minute tour will show you how to get the very best from the Record Office’s Searchroom and is ideal if you are just starting your research. The tour includes an introduction to Essex Archives Online, microfiche and microfilm, maps, the Essex Sound and Video Archive and the ERO library.

Tickets are free, but please book in advance using the links below. If you do not have access to the internet you can book over the phone by ringing us on 033301 32500.

Saturday 6 May, 9.30am-10.15am - book this date

Thursday 15 June, 10.30am-11.15am - book this date

Please check back here soon for more dates


Find out how to make the most of the ERO Searchroom on one of our free tours