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    Group Visits, next open Tue 25 Mar - Sun 2 Nov 2014

    ARTS COUNCIL ACCREDITED

    Birds and sealife - Coastal Wildlife

    Birds and sealife - Coastal Wildlife

    © Canterbury Museums and Galleries
    Bouncing Bomb prototype

    Bouncing Bomb prototype

    © Tim Stubbings
    Fossils

    Fossils

    © Canterbury Museums and Galleries

    Contact

    Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

    01227 367368

    Address

    8 William Street,
    Herne Bay,
    CT6 5EJ

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Thu 27 Mar - Sun 1 Jun East Kent Printmakers
    Thu 12 Jun - Sun 27 Jul Changing Times: Herne Bay's Clocktower
    Thu 7 Aug - Sun 28 Sep French Dressing at 50

    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

    Opening details

    Season Dates Opening Hours
    Tue 25 Mar - Sun 2 Nov 2014 Mon - Sun 11:00 to 16:30
    Thu 27 Mar - Sun 28 Sep 2014 Thu - Sun 11:00 to 16:30
    Sat 20 Dec 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015 Mon - Sun 11:00 to 16:30
    School and group visits are accepted outside of seasonal opening times if booked in advance (please book at least one month in advance).

    Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Circumstances may cause changes in opening times - please ring to check before making a special trip.

    Prices

    Education Charges

    Student Rate £1.00
    Canterbury Student Rate £0.50

    Interpreter led session (materials not included)
    1 hour - £3.00 per pupil
    2 hour - £4.00 per pupil
    3 hour - £5.00 per pupil
    4 hour - £6.00 per pupil

    In school outreach sessions - £350.00 whole day, £200 half day + petrol @ 60p per mile.

    Adult Group Rate Prices
    Adult Rate £1.80
    Concession £0.90

    Adult Education Group Rate £1.50

    Buy souvenirs and tickets

    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

    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
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