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Group Visits

Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb

Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb

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Contact

The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay

01227 367368

Address

12 William Street,
Herne Bay,
CT6 5EJ

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 29 Apr - Sun 2 Jul Dan Dare and The Eagle
Wed 24 May Dan Dare
Thu 1 Jun Printing the Seaside
Sat 10 Jun Arts Award Dan Dare
Mon 12 Jun Life between the tides at Herne Bay
Sun 18 Jun Eagle Day

Details

From Dambusters to Floods, Piers to Punch & Judy, the delightful Seaside Museum, Herne Bay has plenty of surprises under one roof.

Displays include local paintings, prints and photos, prehistoric elephant tusks and fossils from local beaches, coastal wildlife and a Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb prototype from World War Two.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

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

Opening details

Winter opening hours 1 November to 31 March:
Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 3pm

If you are making a special visit, please do telephone us on 01227 367368 to ensure we will be open.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TR 178683  Lat: 51.37236 Long: 1.12826

The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay is 9 miles from Canterbury via A28 and A291.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Herne Bay station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • 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

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls