Plan Your Visit
Telephone: 01206 713 700
There is good access to Colchester from all parts of the country via the A12, A120, M25 and A14. Firstsite offers parking for disabled visitors only; there is no on-site parking. Disabled parking bays are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Outside the building is a drop-off point for cars and coaches and special access for disabled visitors. We are a short walk from all Colchester’s town centre car parks – locations of nearest car parks are marked on the map above. Find out more about parking in Colchester.
The High Street, Queen Street and East Hill are well served by many local bus routes. For bus times, check Network Colchester’s website or phone 01206 877620. Find out more about public transport in Colchester.
Firstsite is a few minutes’ walk from Colchester Town Station (see map) or 25 minutes’ walk from Colchester mainline station. Journey time from London Liverpool Street to Colchester is approximately 50 minutes on Abellio Greater Anglia services. For more information or to plan your route, please visit National Rail Enquiries.
Firstsite’s exhibitions are free and open to anyone.
Concessionary prices are avialble for most of our paid events.
Concessions include the following:
- Senior Citizen (over 60s)
- Disabled Person
- Full Time Students (NUS card or student ID required)
- ES40 Holders / Job Seeker (ID required)
- Personal Assistants are offered a free ticket for any session when accompanying a person with disabilities.
Firstsite members can benefit from concession rates for some of our sessions, please remember to tell us if you are a member when booking.