Canterbury Heritage Museum


Discover the story of Canterbury from millions of years ago to the present, within one of England's finest surviving medieval buildings.

The ancient Poor Priests' Hospital with its magnificent medieval beamed roofs and displays of Anglo-Saxon treasures, Oliver Postgate's cartoon-strip story of Thomas Becket, rare Tudor painted plaster, the original 'Invicta' steam engine, Joseph Conrad's study, and Bagpuss and Rupert Bear.


Canterbury Heritage Museum Collection


Explore highlights of Canterbury Heritage Museum's collections.




Explore Canterbury Heritage Museum


Explore the displays at Canterbury Heritage Museum and discover the history of the city.



About Canterbury Heritage Museum

About Canterbury Heritage Museum

Find out more about the magnificent medieval Poor Priests Hospital and the museum displays within.


Bagpuss, Highlights of the Collections at Canterbury Heritage Museum


Planning a visit? Don't miss our must see exhibits at Canterbury Heritage Museum.



Did you know?

Did you know?

Discover interesting facts about Canterbury Heritage Museum and its collections on display.



What's on at the Canterbury Museums and Galleries

What's On

Find out about the latest exhibitions, events and ongoing activities.




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Opening Times 

Canterbury Heritage Museum reopens:

February Half Term (Saturday 13th February - Sunday 21st February): Open daily 11am to 5pm



Adults £8.00

Discounts £6.00

Children free to a maximum of two children per paying adult

Group tickets available


Two attractions for £12.
Buy a combined ticket to Canterbury Roman Museum
& Canterbury Heritage Museum and save up to £4 per person.

Combined ticket prices:
Adult £12
Concessions £10


Admission free to MyTownMyCity users, except for some special events.


How to find us

Canterbury Heritage Museum
Stour Street, CT1 2NR

Phone: 01227 475202



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