Herne Bay Museum and Gallery


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12 William Street
Herne Bay
Kent
CT6 5EJ
England

This coastal museum features the story of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area, with exciting finds from nearby Reculver Roman fort. Displays include local paintings, prints and photos, mammoth tusks and fossils from local beaches, coastal wildlife and a Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb prototype from World War Two. Among display themes are seaside holidays and attractions, the town's piers, clock tower and the development of the resort. Fun hands-on activities and a family trail. The art gallery has a programme of regularly changing temporary exhibitions featuring touring shows, local history displays and work by local artists. Events include creative workshops and special activities for schools and groups.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Please see the website for information about opening times.

Charges:

Adults £2 Discounrts £1.00 Children free to a maximum of 2 per adult Group Tickets available

Travel directions:

9 miles from Canterbury via A28 and A291. Parking : with charge Accessible by Public Transport : 1 mile (1.6 kms) from Herne Bay station.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Education facilities available
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas

Services:

  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups

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