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Events & Festivals, Sat 20 Dec 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015


Aftermath -unveiling war memorial Whitstable c1920

Aftermath -unveiling war memorial Whitstable c1920

West Collection copyright Whitstable Museum
Diving helmet

Diving helmet

© Canterbury Museums and Galleries
Fireman's Helmet

Fireman's Helmet

© Canterbury Museums and Galleries


Whitstable Museum and Gallery

01227 276998


5 Oxford Street,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 20 Dec - Sun 4 Jan Home Front Whitstable, 1914-18


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

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
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.


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



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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


  • 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.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
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