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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Group Visits

ARTS COUNCIL ACCREDITED

Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb

Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb

© Canterbury Museums and Galleries
Shells

Shells

© Canterbury Museums and Galleries
History of the Victorian seaside resort

History of the Victorian seaside resort

© Canterbury Museums and Galleries

Contact

Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

01227 367368

Address

8 William Street,
Herne Bay,
CT6 5EJ

Details

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.

For further details see www.canterbury-museums.co.uk

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TR 178683  Lat: 51.37236 Long: 1.12826

9 miles from Canterbury via A28 and A291.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Herne Bay station



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