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Museum, next open Sat 1 Apr - Tue 31 Oct 2017, £1.60-£2

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 8 Jul - Sun 10 Sep Cartoonists All At The Sea
Wed 9 Aug Storytime and Craft
Thu 10 Aug Dress Up in Victorian Costumes
Sat 12 Aug Local Smuggling Tales
Mon 14 Aug Beach Crawl
Wed 16 Aug Punch and Judy

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.

Seaside Story and Rhyme Time - for preschool age children. Every Wednesday 11am. Free

Saturdays and Sundays - activity packs will be available for children every Saturday and Sunday. These will cover a variety of activities such as origami boats, paper planes and cards for various occasions.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

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

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sat 1 Apr - Tue 31 Oct 2017 Tue - Sun 11:00 to 16:00
Wed 1 Nov 2017 - Sat 31 Mar 2018 Tue - Sun 11:00 to 15:00
If you are making a special visit, please do telephone us on 01227 367368 to ensure we will be open as we rely on our team of wonderful volunteers to be open.

Prices

Adults £2.00
Concessions £1.60
Children under 16 accompanied by an adult are free.

Adult Annual Pass £5.00
Concession Annual Pass £4.00

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