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    Exhibition, from 11 Sep 2014

    ARTS COUNCIL ACCREDITED

    Diving helmet

    Diving helmet

    © Canterbury Museums and Galleries
    Fireman's Helmet

    Fireman's Helmet

    © Canterbury Museums and Galleries
    Whitstable's horse-drawn fire engine

    Whitstable's horse-drawn fire engine

    © Tim Stubbings

    Contact

    Whitstable Museum and Gallery

    01227 276998

    Address

    5 Oxford Street,
    Whitstable,
    CT5 1DB

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Thu 26 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 365: a year in the life of Whitstable
    Thu 11 - Sun 28 Sep Home Front, Whitstable 1914-18
    Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov Home Front, Whitstable 1914-18
    Sat 20 Dec - Sun 4 Jan Home Front, Whitstable 1914-18

    Details

    Exploring life on the British home front 1914-18 through original posters, cartoon artworks and popular arts and souvenirs.

    Whitstable's stories are remembered via individuals involved in recruitment drives, convalescent nursing, fundraising, rationing, supporting family on the Front, and commemorating the dead.

    In partnership with the British Cartoon Archive and Telling Whitstable's Story community memories group.

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

    Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopAccepts groups

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

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Thu 11 - Sun 28 Sep 2014 11:00 to 16:30
    Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014 11:00 to 16:30
    Sat 20 Dec 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015 11:30 to 16:30
    Thursdays to Sundays.
    Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

    Prices

    Adults £3.00
    Discounts £2.00
    Children free to a maximum of two children per paying adult.
    Free to MyTownMyCity users and their children

    Buy souvenirs and tickets

    Location

    Directions

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    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

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

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