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Guildhall Museum

17 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
+44 1634 332900
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Interesting, and great that it's free!

This museum is in two parts. The first is about the river Medway itself and the second is about... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
The hulks were fascinating

Enjoyed a visit to this free local museum about the Medway area, the ornate "ballroom" was amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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17 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
+44 1634 332900
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is in two parts. The first is about the river Medway itself and the second is about Charles Dickens, who spent a large part of his life in the locality. It is better for slightly older children than little ones. My 8 year...More

Thank LondonGo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a visit to this free local museum about the Medway area, the ornate "ballroom" was amazing, but the highlight for me was the displays about the prison hulks something I knew very little about. Worth a visit

Thank lincolnhatter
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a free museum but please make a donation as it it well worth it. The museum is about Medway, the history, the people and the river. It is housed in 2 adjacent buildings and has some excellent displays including a replica of the...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our two grandchildren along (7 & 5) and they enjoyed especially the prison hulks. The museum is in two separate buildings divided by an alleyway and has free entry for visitors.

Thank PaulNa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me, wife and 2 girls (9 and 6) enjoyed this. It was interesting especially the hulks. It rounded off a nice day trip to rochester and it has to be 5 stars as its free to enter.

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is really good way to spend an hour , great interaction for kids with an art and craft station available at the moment due to school holidays Very good museum for local history

Thank Aly T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Day out in Rochester and came across this museum, good selection of artefacts but standouts for us were the hulks exhibition (really brought the experience to life) and the battle of Medway. And a good tea shop over the road 😀

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The museum has a great collection. It is nice to have free access and just the place itself is wonderful.

Thank martavelvet
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I love visiting this museum it is full of interesting objects and facts and it is also free which is a real bonus, great for an afternoon out with the children would recommend a visit.

Thank Harleysuekent
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A very good educational day. With free admission so you can take the whole family and the neighbours. The video footage is a must see too.

Thank margaretf189
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Val B
8 December 2016|
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Response from Alan W |
It's great you enjoyed the exhibition! We have sent you a private message with details of how you can get some more information. Look forward to hearing from you.