Explore highlights of Whitstable Museum and Gallery's collections.


Divers suit on display at Whitstable Museum and Gallery

Whitstable divers

Who found the Mary Rose in the 1830s, only for it to be lost again for another 150 years?


Peter Cushing at Umbrella Centre, Whitstable

Peter Cushing's film and home life memorabilia

Whitstable resident and star of films from Hammer Horrors to Star Wars lived in the town for 30+ yrs.

farming oysters tools on display at Whitstable Museum and Gallery

Farming oysters

From the days of cheap oysters to feed Victorian London's poor to the more expensive delicacy of today.


Shipbuilding collection


Today's tourist beaches once echoed with sounds of boat and shipbuilding, celebrated in the Museum with ship portraits and models.

Shipwrecks from Roman times collection

Shipwrecks from Roman times

How did Pudding Pan Pie get its name?




More collections at Whitstable Museum and Gallery

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Discover more collections on display at Whitstable Museum and Gallery.




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Whitstable Museum and Gallery
Oxford Street, CT5 1DB

Eight miles from Canterbury via A28 and A290. Nearest station: One mile from Whitstable train station. Level access from the side courtyard, all on ground-floor level.

Phone: 01227 276998