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Whitstable Museum and Gallery

5A Oxford Street | Forresters' Hall, Whitstable CT5 1DB, England
+44 1227 276998
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Excellent small museum

This small museum tucked away on the high street is a must do if in Whitstable. It had a range of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ukcamel
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UK
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Lots of history in a small museum.

Well worth an hour of your time. Excellent photographs and items to give you a really good and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AGF909
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London, United Kingdom
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5A Oxford Street | Forresters' Hall, Whitstable CT5 1DB, England
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+44 1227 276998
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"peter cushing"
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"local history"
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"underwater diving"
in 2 reviews
"great history"
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"oysters"
in 7 reviews
"little gem"
in 2 reviews
"artifacts"
in 6 reviews
"display"
in 8 reviews
"stories"
in 3 reviews
"volunteers"
in 4 reviews
"railway"
in 3 reviews
"town"
in 9 reviews
"donation"
in 2 reviews
"fishing"
in 3 reviews
"maritime"
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"treasure"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This small museum tucked away on the high street is a must do if in Whitstable. It had a range of displays from Roman pottery found on the sea bed , diving equipment, an old fire engine, Peter Cushing memorabilia, and lots of information about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth an hour of your time. Excellent photographs and items to give you a really good and interesting view of this fascinating town and community.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit if you have been impressed with the charm of Whitstable’s seafront, harbour and buildings. A visit to the museum brings the past to life and highlights the firsts, passenger railway, diving suit and much more including its battle with the sea. Entrance...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I’m local to Whitstable and haven’t visited the museum in years. Decided to visit with a friend recently and forgot how great it is. They have kept it up to date and added a lot of new things. The old pictures of the town are...More

Thank Rosieleetea
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Must have past this loads of times and discovered thanks to Antiques Road Trip! Lovely place with good amount of history. ..some excellent art...stories of steam and flood and things for kids to do. Excellent value atc £3! Will definitely do back for another mooch...More

Thank Cazz W
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

This small but earnest museum was the highlight of our (admittedly rainy) trip to Whitstable. The volunteers here are friendly and keen to share their enthusiasim for Whitstable and its interesting history. I now know a lot more about early underwater diving, the Maunsell Forts,...More

Thank EOTSinLondon
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

For a small town, Whitstable is packed with history and the Whitstable museum is packed with great exhibitions that bring it to life. It makes for a fun hour and it's worth seeking out the unassuming door hidden amongst the shops.

Thank msteel2016
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Not a huge museum, but crammed full of interesting objects. We didn't have enough time to look at it all. Special Peter Cushing section. Lovely gallery area at the back with changing displays. Really good local history.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We have passed this museum many times but it has been closed, so when it was open on Sunday we decided to pop in, The volunteers working there were very informative and there was a lot to see, but it was not really my kind...More

Thank f0xyf0x124
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Visited particularly to see the Peter Cushing exhibits, although the whole museum is very interesting, best to check opening time beforehand

Thank gottobethere
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