The Agricultural Museum, Brook:
The Street, Brook, Ashford, Kent TN25 5PF. The Hon. Curator, Brian Wimsett: phone: 01304 824969 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashford Borough Museum, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
TN23 1QG. Email: email@example.com
Housed in a 17th century Grade II listed building, the museum features exhibits relating to Ashford’s history.
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Lashenden Air Warfare Museum:
Headcorn Aerodrome, Headcorn, Ashford, Kent TN27 9HX. Tel 01622 631799 – 890226
Military aircraft and aviation history.
The Windmill, Mill Lane, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0QG:
Built in 1869 and now restored as a working smock mill. There is also an industrial heritage museum and Norman museum.
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Lower Mersham, Ashford, Kent, TN25 7HS. Tel: 01233 720223.
A 17th century watermil fully restored and still produces flour. Also some pleasant gardens and a small museum.
Quex Park, Park Lane, Birchington, Kent CT7 0BH. Tel: 01843 842168.
Established in 1896-a collection of natural history, ethnography and fine and decorative arts also Asian weaponry, a range of ceramics, jade and ivory from Europe, China and Japan.
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Bredgar (nr Sittingbourne):
The Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway:
The Warren, Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 8AT. Tel:01622 884254.
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Crampton Tower Museum:
The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 2AB.
Tel: 01843 871133.
A wealth of artefacts dedicated to Thomas Russel Crampton. The Broadstairs Gallery focuses on the development of the town of Broadstairs, illustrated through vintage postcards and photographs. The museum also holds historic town tours.
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Dickens House Museum:
2 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 1QS.
Tel: 01843 861232 or 01843 863453 when the museum is closed
Charles Dickens memorabilia also a display of costume and Victoriana.
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Beaney House of Art and Knowledge:
18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2RA. Tel: 01227 862162.
International and local artefacts and collections.
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Canterbury Heritage Museum:
Stour Street, CT1 2NR. Tel: 01227 475202. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Local history also a Bagpus and Rupert the Bear collection.
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St Augustine’s Abbey:
Longport, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1PF. Tel: 01227 767345.
Founded in 598 and functioning as a monastery until its dissolution in 1538 during the English Reformation.
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Chatham Historic Dockyard:
Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TZ. (0)1634 823807.
A maritime museum on part of the site of the former royal/naval dockyard at Chatham in Medway.
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Kent Police Museum:
The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent. ME4 4TZ Tel: 01622 652158.
A collection of Police memorabilia and history of Kent County Constabulary.
Old Brook Pumping Station:
Solomons Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4AJ. Tel: 01634 842059. Email: email@example.com
A 1920’s pumping station plus collection of exhibits relating to the industrial history of the Medway Towns and its surrounding area.
C M Booth Motor Museum:
63 – 67 High Street, Rolvenden, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4LP. Tel: 01580 241234.
Morgan 3 Wheelers are the main feature of the collection.
Carriers Road, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3JX.
Tel (0)1580 712929 (Answerphone) Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hundreds of exhibits relating to the history of Cranbrook and The Weald of Kent; Exhibits include all aspects of social and family history.
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Dartford Borough Museum:
Market Street, Dartford, Kent DA1 1EU. Tel: 01322 224739.
Packed with objects and information relating to the story of Dartford.
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Marine Road, Deal, Kent CT14 7BA.
A 16th-century coastal artillery fort built by Henry VIII between 1539 and 1540 to counter the threat of invasion, brought about by the alliance between Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and King Francis I of France in 1538.
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Deal Maritime & Local History Museum:
22 St George’s Rd, Deal, Kent CT14 6BA. Email: email@example.com
Many local history artefacts and a display of Royal Marine memorabilia.
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Deal Timeball Tower Museum:
Victoria Parade, Deal, Kent CT14 7BP.
Displays related to communication, semaphore and signalling including interactive displays.
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Walmer Castle and Gardens:
Kingsdown Road, Walmer, Deal, Kent CT14 7LJ. Tel: 01304 364288.
Built by Henry VIII as an artillery fortress, later residence of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, exhibits about the Duke of Wellington.
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Crabble Corn Mill:
Lower Road, River, Dover, Kent CT17 0UY.
Tel: 01304 823292.
A working museum showing Georgian and Victorian engineering excellence at work. 6 floors of exhibits and milling machinery describe the process of turning wheat into flour.
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Castle Hill, Dover, Kent CT16 1HU.
Medieval castle with exhibits about its history.
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Dover Transport Museum:
Willingdon Road, Dover, Whitfield, Kent CT16 2HQ.
Tel: 01304 822409.
Historic Vehicles, Vintage Garage, Maritime History Displays, Model Railways & Railway Memorabilia, Bygone Street Scenes, Model Cars and Romany Life Display
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East Kent Light Railway:
Station Road, Shepherdswell, Dover, Kent CT15 7PD. Tel: 01304 832042/
01304 832055. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heritage railway and Visitor Centre.
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Princess of Wales Royal Regiment Museum:
Dover Castle, Canons Gate Road, Dover, CT16 1HU. Tel: 01304 211067.
Uniforms, weapons, regimental memorabilia.
South Foreland Lighthouse:
The Front, Saint Margarets Bay, Dover, Kent CT15 6HP. Tel: 01304 852463.
A Victorian lighthouse on the South Foreland in St. Margaret’s Bay.
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St Margaret’s Museum:
Beach Road, St Margarets Bay, Dover, Kent, CT15 6DZ. Tel: 01304 851737.
Changing displays on local history including Ian Fleming and Noel Coward.
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Hill Hoath Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7AD.
+44 (0)1892 870347. Email: email@example.com
Collections include a local history collection exploring the history of the village and its people, and the wider community of Chiddingstone.
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Eden Valley Museum:
72 High Street, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5AR. Tel: 01732 868102.
Local history, medieval period room, blacksmith and tanning trades, cricket ball making
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Lullingstone Roman Villa:
Lullingstone Lane, Eynsford DA4 0JA. Tel: 01322 863467.
Excavated Roman villa with a fascinating collection of Roman artefacts.
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Chart Gunpowder Mills:
Chart Close, Faversham, Kent ME13 7SE.
+44 1795 534542.
Chart Gunpowder Mills are the oldest of their kind in the world.
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Ospringe Street, Faversham, Kent ME13. Tel: 01795 534542.
A 13th-century wayside hospital, this flint and timber-framed building now displays Roman artefacts from nearby sites.
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Kent Battle of Britain Museum:
Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG. Tel: 01303 893140.
History of RAF Hawkinge and the Battle of Britain, aircraft of World War II.
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Elham Valley Line Trust Countryside Centre & Railway Museum:
Georges Barn, Folkestone, Kent CT18 8AZ. Tel: 01303 273014.
Historical local and railway memorabilia.
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Folkestone Library & Museum:
2 Grace Hill, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1HD, Tel: 01303 256710.
Royal Engineers Museum Library and Archive:
Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham, Kent ME4 4UG. Tel: 01634 822839.
History of the Royal Engineers.
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Finchcocks Musical Museum:
Goudhurst, Kent TN17 1HH. Tel: (0)1580 211702,
A Georgian manor in Kent, housing Richard Burnett’s collection of over 100 keyboard instruments: harpsichords, pianos, organs and more.
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Chantry Heritage Centre:
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place, Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BT.
Hosted in Milton Chantry the centre houses a range of exhibits relating to Gravesend, Northfleet and the nearby villages.
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Gravesend’s Secret Cold War Bunker:
Woodlands Park, Wrotham Road Gravesend DA11 7LF. Tel: 01474 33 76 00.
1950s Cold War underground nuclear bunker and command centre.
The Street, Cobham, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 3AP. Tel: 01732 810378
Charles II house of Sir Herbert Baker.
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Herne Bay Museum and Gallery:
12 William Street, Herne Bay CT6 5EJ. Tel: 01227 367368.
Displays include local paintings, prints and photos, prehistoric elephant tusks and fossils from local beaches, coastal wildlife and a Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb prototype from World War Two.
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Kent & Sharpshooters Yeomanry Museum:
Hever Castle, Hever Road, Hever, Kent TN8 7NG. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
History and memorabilia of the Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry.
Hythe Library and Museum:
Oaklands, Stade Street, Hythe. Kent CT21 6BG.
Museum covers the history of Hythe.
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL. Tel: 01622 765400. Email: email@example.com
Former royal palace dating to the 12th century incl exhibition centre.
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Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment Museum:
Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery, Saint Faith’s Street, Maidstone ME14 1LH.
History of the local regiment. Housed in same building as Maidstone’s Museum & Art Gallery.
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Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages:
Mill Street, Maidstone, Kent. ME15 6YE. Tel: 01622 602314/602847.
History of transport, home to a unique collection of horse-drawn vehicles and transport curiosities.
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Walpole Bay Hotel & Museum:
Fifth Avenue, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. CT9 2JJ. Tel: +44 (0)1843 221703.
History of the hotel, fossils and natural history artefacts.
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Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway:
New Romney Station, New Romney, Kent TN28 8PL. Tel: 01797 362353.
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Otford Heritage Centre:
The School House, 21 High Street, Otford, Kent TN14 5PG. Tel: +44 (0)1959 522384.
Otford local history.
Hop Farm Country Park:
Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Kent TN12 6PY. Tel: 01622 872068.
The Hop Farm Family Park attraction hosts the museum Yesterdays World with over 1000 artefacts dating back to the 1900s.
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Guildhall Museum, Queenborough:
High Street, Queenborough, Isle of Sheppey, Kent ME11. Tel: +44 (0)1795 667295.
Local history artefacts and exhibits.
Ramsgate Maritime Museum:
The Clock House, Pier Yard, Royal Harbour, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8LS. Tel: 01843 570622.
Maritime history of East Kent.
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Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum:
The Airfield, Manston Road, Ramsgate, Kent CT12 5DF. Tel: 01843 821940.
Military and aviation history.
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High Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1ER. 01634 333333.
16th century Elizabethan town house featured as the Nun’s House in Charles Dickens’ novel The Pickwick Papers. Museum contains Dickens’ exhibits, also changing exhibits of art and local history.
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Huguenot Museum, Rochester:
95 High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1LX. Tel: 01634 789347.
The Huguenot Museum is the first and only museum of Huguenot history in Britain.
17-19 Crow Lane, Rochester ME1 1RF. Tel: 01634 848520. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Elizabethan mansion and garden where King Charles II stayed in 1660.
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Rochester Art Gallery and Craft Case:
95 High Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX. Tel: 01634 338319
Changing exhibits of art, craft and design.
Six Poor Travellers House:
97 High St, Rochester ME1 1LX. Tel: 01634 845609.
16th-century charity house, inspiration for Charles Dickens in his story: The Seven Poor Travellers.
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New Hall Museum:
New Hall Close, Dymchurch, Romney Marsh, Kent, TN29 0LF.
Tel: 01303 873897.
An old court room built in 1575 and containing a small museum with exhibits found on Romney Marsh and maps and charts.
Romney Marsh Wartime Collection:
Ivychurch Road, Romney Marsh, Kent, TN29 0EE. Tel: 01797 344747.
A collection of wartime equipment, remains recovered from aircraft crash sites and memorabilia.
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Sandwich Guildhall Museum:
The Guildhall, Cattle Market, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9AH.
Local history and artefacts dating back to the 13th century.
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White Mill Rural Heritage Centre:
The Causeway, Ash Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9JB.
A restored smock mill built in 1760. Exhibits include Farming and Craft tools, Kitchen & Laundry equipment, plus a complete Wheelwright’s workshop and a Blacksmith’s workshop; Photographs show Farm workers and local people 100 years ago.
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Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1LQ.
Local history. In the same building as the library.
Knole Lane, High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RP. Tel: 01732 462100.
17th-century country house, birthplace and childhood home of Vita Sackville-West.
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Blue Town Heritage Centre:
69 High Street Bluetown, Sheerness, Kent ME12 1RW Tel: 01795 662981. Email: email@example.com
Packed with items, memorabilia and artefacts relating to the history of Blue Town, Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey and the Thames Estuary.
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Sheerness Heritage Centre:
10 Rose Street, Sheerness, Kent. Tel: 01795 663317
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum:
67 East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4BQ.
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Brattle Farm Museum: Five Oak Lane, Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0HE.
Tel: 01580 891222.
Old tractors, vintage cars together with old implements, tools 19th and early 20th century.
Stelling Minnis Mill & Museum Trust:
Davison’s Mill, Stelling Minnis, Kent CT4 6AF.
A Grade One listed picturesque wooden smock mill built in 1866.
Colonel Stephens Railway Museum:
The John Miller Building, Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent
TN30 6HE. Telephone: 01580 765155.
The archive collection contains material from the 16 railways associated with Colonel Stephens and a general selection of artefacts may be seen in the Museum.
Small Hythe Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 7NG. Tel: 01580 762334. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A half-timbered house built in the late 15th or early 16th century.
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Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 8DG UK. Tel: +44 (0)1892 870307
Medieval mansion and gardens plus Toy Museum.
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Broomhill Rd, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 0TG. Tel: 01892 515152. Email: email@example.com
The Museum celebrates the live of Sir David Salomons, the first Jewish Lord Mayor of London and a founder of the London and Westminster Bank and his nephew Sir David Lionel Salomons, a scientist and engineer.
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Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 8JN. Tel: 01892 893820.
19th-century Elizabethan-style house and ruins of a medieval castle.
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Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery:
Civic Centre, Mount Pleasant Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1JN. Tel: 01892 554171.
Local and social history, dolls, toys and games, Tunbridge Ware, natural history, costume & textiles, fine art, archaeology, coins & tokens and the Ashton Bequest.
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Quebec Square, Westerham TN16 1TD. Tel: 01732 868381.
Childhood home of General James Wolfe, victor of the Battle of Quebec (1759)
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Whitstable Museum and Gallery:
5A Oxford Street, Whitstable, Kent CT5 1DB. Tel: 01227 276998
A heritage centre, history of the local oyster trade.
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Woodchurch Village Life Museum:
Susan’s Hill, Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent TN26. Tel: 01233 860240.
Varied collection with a connection to the parish of Woodchurch.
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