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Relax and watch your cares drift away from Canterbury's coast. Explore the picturesque town of Whitstable and the surrouding countryside.
Dive into maritime history and explore the town at Whitstable Museum and Gallery. The fascinating displays give townspeople and visitors an idea of why Whitstable is here and how it has changed over the years. 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 varied themes plus regular events. Special activities for schools and groups.
5 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB
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Map reference: TR 106663
Lat: 51.35682 Long: 1.02467
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
Public Transport : 1 mile from Whistable station
Groups are requested to make advance bookings to avoid congestion. Level access from the side courtyard. All on gorund floor level.