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    Museum, next open Thu 27 Mar - Sun 28 Sep 2014, £1-£3

    ARTS COUNCIL ACCREDITED

    Diving helmet

    Diving helmet

    © Canterbury Museums and Galleries
    Shells on display

    Shells on display

    © Canterbury Museums and Galleries
    Fireman's Helmet

    Fireman's Helmet

    © Canterbury Museums and Galleries

    Contact

    Whitstable Museum and Art Gallery

    01227 276998

    Address

    5 Oxford Street,
    Whitstable,
    CT5 1DB

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Thu 27 Mar - Sun 18 May East Kent Printmakers
    Thu 3 Apr - Sun 8 Jun Art in miniature: hand-decorated eggs from Romania
    Thu 3 - Mon 21 Apr Easter Eggstravaganza
    Sat 3 May Printmaking Workshop
    Sat 31 May - Sun 15 Jun Blacktop: Laura Wilson
    Thu 26 Jun - Sat 30 Aug 365: a year in the life of Whitstable

    Details

    Its unique seafaring history is explored, including oyster fishing, diving and shipbuilding.

    Discover local stories of seaside, floods, the world's first passenger steam railway, shopping, industries, newspaper cartoon characters Pip, Squeak and Wilfred, and memorabilia of resident Peter Cushing.

    See the big red fire engine, sit at a Victorian school desk and hunt for fossil sharks teeth!

    Changing exhibitions on vaired themes plus regular events. Special activities for schools and groups.

    For further details see www.canterbury-museums.co.uk

    Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopAccepts groups

    Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

    Groups are requested to make advance bookings to avoid congestion. Level access from the side courtyard. All on gorund floor level.

    Opening details

    Season Dates Opening Hours
    Thu 27 Mar - Sun 28 Sep 2014 Thu - Sun 11:00 to 16:30
    Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014 Mon - Sun 11:00 to 16:30
    Sat 20 Dec 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015 Mon - Sun 11:00 to 16:30
    Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Circumstances may cause changes in opening times - please ring to check before making a special trip.

    Prices

    Adult £3.00
    Discount £1.00 (senior citizens, students, people with disabilities - proof of status may be required)
    Children - free to a maximum of 2 per paying adult, £1.00 per child thereafter.

    Free entry (except for some special events) for Canterbury Residents Card holders. If you don't have a Residents Card, come in and sign up to receive free entry today!

    Buy souvenirs and tickets

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Whitstable Museum and Gallery on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TR 106662  Lat: 51.35606 Long: 1.02443

    8 miles from Canterbury via A28 and A290.

    Whitstable Museum & Gallery is in the town centre in Oxford Street, close to the library and the theatre. The Museum is within walking distance of carparks and the railway station.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Whistable station

    Facilities

    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • 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

    Groups are requested to make advance bookings to avoid congestion. Level access from the side courtyard. All on gorund floor level.

    • East Kent Printmakers at Whitstable Museum and Gallery

      East Kent Printmakers with featured artist Ben Sands

      Canterbury Visitor Centre £3.00 Thu 27 Mar 2014 to Sun 18 May 2014

      Thursdays to Sundays, 11am to 4pm, Whitstable Museum and Gallery

    • Art in Miniature: Hand-decorated eggs from Romania at Whitstable Museum and Gallery

      Art in Miniature: Hand-decorated eggs from Romania

      Canterbury Visitor Centre £1.00-£3.00 Thu 3 Apr 2014 to Sun 8 Jun 2014

      Thursdays to Sundays, 11am to 4pm, Whitstable Museum and Gallery. Children free to a maximum of two per paying adult then £1 per additional child.

    • Easter Eggstravaganza at Whitstable Museum and Gallery

      Easter Eggstravaganza

      Canterbury Visitor Centre £1.00-£3.00 Thu 3 to Sun 20 Apr 2014

      Thursdays to Sundays, 11am to 4pm, Whitstable Museum and Gallery. Children free to a maximum of two children per paying adult.

    • Printmaking Workshop at Whitstable Museum and Gallery

      Printmaking Workshop

      Canterbury Visitor Centre £8.00 Sat 3 May 2014

      10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Includes a free place for one adult helper per child, as children must be accompanied.

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