For general enquiries please call 01227 862162.
Entrance to the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is free, however a charge may apply for certain special exhibitions and events. Please see our events listings for full details.
2015 Opening Hours
Museum, Tourist information and Café opening hours:
Monday to Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 7pm
Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 5pm
Library opening hours:
Monday to Wednesday 9am to 6pm
Thursday 9am to 8pm
Friday 9am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm
Christmas Opening Times 2015
Thursday 24th December Open until 1pm (VIC desk, High Street entrance and Library only. No public access to the galleries. Cafe closed)
Friday 25th December Closed
Saturday 26th December Closed
Sunday 27th December As normal
Monday 28th December As normal
Tuesday 29th December As normal
Wednesday 30th December As normal
Thursday 31st December Open until 4 pm (Café closes at 3pm)
Friday 1st January Closed
Saturday 2nd January as normal
How to find usThe Beaney is located in the heart of the historic city of Canterbury.
18 High Street
The Beaney offers an exciting programme of events and activities for schools and colleges designed to inspire young people and enrich learning. To find out more click here.
Relax and unwind over a coffee or light snack whilst admiring our fabulous Museumaker window designed by artist Laura Thomas. The Kitchen is located on the ground floor in the heart of the museum. For more information about eating and drinking at the Beaney please call 01227 862162 or click here - The Kitchen.
The Beaney is also home to Canterbury's Tourist Information Centre. Click here to find out more.