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This coastal museum features the history of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area including finds from nearby Reculver Roman fort, mammoth tusks from local beaches and a Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb prototype from World War Two.
Themes include seaside holidays and attractions, the town's piers and the development of the resort. The art gallery has a regularly changing temporary exhibitions programme featuring both touring exhibitions and local artists.
Open Thursday 27 March to Sunday 28 September, Thursday to Sunday 11am to 4pm
Open Saturday 25 October to Sunday 2 November, daily 11am to 4pm
Open Saturday 20 December to Sunday 4 January 2015, Daily 11am to 4pm
Christmas Opening Times:
Wednesday 24th and 31st December the museum will close at 4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Circumstances may cause changes in opening times - please ring to check before making a special trip.
Herne Bay Museum issues these tickets digitally. This means that upon booking, you will be given a link to your digital ticket with a unique booking confirmation number. YOU MUST PRINT THIS TICKET and bring it with you.
If this is a personal purchase and you are a UK taxpayer*, Canterbury Visitor Centre can increase the value of your purchase without costing you a penny. If you tick the 'Reclaim Gift Aid' box and fill in your full name and home address details, Canterbury Visitor Centre will be able to claim at least 25% extra from the Government on top of your purchase made through Canterbury website. Your name and address will be forwarded to Canterbury Visitor Centre in this case to allow them to claim the Gift Aid.
*You must have paid UK tax this year at least equal to the 25% Canterbury Visitor Centre will claim.