Explore highlights of Canterbury Heritage Museum's collections.


Viking knife on display at Canterbury Heritage Museum

Anglo-Saxon and Viking

Ornaments and artefacts made or brought by raiders and settlers.




Canterbury Tapestry - dog chasing tail, on display at Canterbury Heritage Museum

Medieval carved stones

Fragments from buildings and monuments, including some like animals in the Bayeux Tapestry.



Elizabethan ABC on display at Canterbury Heritage Museum


A rare and beautiful painted plaster wall as well as 'mazer' bowls and an Elizabethan ABC.

Huguenot bilbe on display at Canterbury Heritage Museum


Treasured possessions and silk-weaving skills brought by refugees fleeing persecution.

Victorian bicycle on display at Canterbury Heritage Museum


Stephenson's original 'Invicta' steam railway engine and displays about Victorian life and leisure in Canterbury.

Joseph Conrad's chess set, on display at Canterbury Heritage Museum

Joseph Conrad

Personal possessions and memorabilia of the Polish-born writer famed for his English novels, who lived near Canterbury.


Second World War Blitz gallery at Canterbury Heritage Museum

Second World War

Fragments salvaged from the 'Baedeker' blitz of 1942 as well as a real Morrison shelter, film footage and photographs.

More collections at Canterbury Heritage Museum

More Collections

Fossils, pre-historic flint axes, Bronze Age and Iron Age, Bagpuss and Friends, and Rupert Bear.

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Canterbury Heritage Museum
Stour Street, CT1 2NR

Phone: 01227 475202