Herne Bay Museum and Gallery
8 William Street,
Displays include local paintings, prints and photos, mammoth tucks 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.
Party size - Group rates apply to 10 or more.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Sat 20 Dec 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015||Mon - Sun 11:00 to 16:30|
|Sat 14 - Sun 22 Feb 2015||Mon - Sun 11:00 to 16:30|
Wednesday 24th and 31st December the museum will close at 4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Circumstances may cause changes in opening times - please ring to check before making a special trip.
Student Rate £1.00
Canterbury Student Rate £0.50
Interpreter led session (materials not included)
1 hour - £3.00 per pupil
2 hour - £4.00 per pupil
3 hour - £5.00 per pupil
4 hour - £6.00 per pupil
In school outreach sessions - £350.00 whole day, £200 half day + petrol @ 60p per mile.
Adult Group Rate Prices
Adult Rate £1.80
Adult Education Group Rate £1.50
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- Accepts groups
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Smoking not allowed
Self-Assessed Accessibility Details
- The route from the parking area to the entrance:
- Is flat (i.e. without steps)
- Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
- From the entrance to reception / ticket area
- To a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
- To the gift shop
- Good contrast between the floor and walls