Explore highlights of the Beaney's permanent collections spanning Ancient Egyptian and Greek artefacts, objects from the East Kent area to around the world, birds and butterflies, stain glass, paintings and drawings. These fascinating collections are now newly displayed following the careful refurbishment of this historic building and its galleries.
Thomas Sidney Cooper
The Beaney's collection of Thomas Sidney Cooper paintings is of national importance and spans the full range of Cooper's work.
Archaeologists have been exploring Kent since the eighteenth century. Discover Anglo-Saxon items dating from between the 5th and 8th centuries.
Dutch Stained Glass
Fragments and roundels of 16th and 17th century stained glass collected 'at Antwerp, Amsterdam and other places in the Low Countrys' by Edward Spencer Curling (1772 - 1850).