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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Museum

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
Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb

Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb

© 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.

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

Opening details

Herne Bay Museum is currently closed to the public and is due to reopen in Summer 2015. Please check back for more information regarding our seasonal opening hours.

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

See location of Herne Bay Museum and Gallery on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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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