image for Guided Tour item typePoor Priests and Painted Plaster at Canterbury Heritage Museumadd to shortlist

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guided Tour, Fri 11 Sep 2015


Displays at Canterbury Heritage Museum

Displays at Canterbury Heritage Museum

© Canterbury Museums and Galleries


Heritage Open Days


Stour Street,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 25 Jul - Wed 2 Sep Create a Medieval pilgrim badge
Fri 11 Sep Poor Priests and Painted Plaster
Sat 24 - Sat 31 Oct Hair Raising Heritage Halloween


Discover the sotry of Canterbury from millions of years ago to the present in one of England's finest surviving medieval buildings, once a hospital for Poor Priests, and displays of Anglo Saxon treasures, including reputed fragments of Becket's tomb, rare fragments of Elizabethan painted wall plaster, Oliver Postgate's cartoon strip story of Thomas Becket, Stephenson's original 'Invicta' locomotive, Bagpuss and Rupert Bear.

Duration: 1 hour

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 11 Sep 2015 14:00 to 15:00
Meet inside the entrance at 4pm.


Booking Details:

Pre-booking: Required
Booking Contact: Canterbury Heritage Museum
Call: 01227 862162

Max 30 people per tour/session.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)



See location of Canterbury Heritage Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 147557  Lat: 51.26069 Long: 1.07617

Entrance through Stour Street, which is 5 minutes walk from the City Centre. 10 minutes walk from Canterbury West or 15 minutes walk from Canterbury East train station. 10 minutes from the City's Park and Ride terminal and bus station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury West station

You are accepting third-party cookies. powered by NVG