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Medway Visitor Centre & Art Gallery

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Address: Visitor Centre 95 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
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+44 1634 338141

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lots of info'

a go to place if you do not know the area the staff actually knew what they were talking about ! very helpful

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

a go to place if you do not know the area the staff actually knew what they were talking about ! very helpful

Thank cerise800
Rochester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Along with very helpful staff, it's a great way to find out what is going on in the area, a small art gallery, and very nice tea room.

Thank MikeJD2015
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We popped in whilst visiting the cathedral and the guildhall museum. Well worth a visit as there is something for everyone here

Thank Victoria S
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Definitely somewhere to visit when in Rochester. Lots of information and historical facts. Recommended.

Thank KentishMaid52
Rochester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Full of helpful staff ,sensibly priced souvenirs ,nice tearoom and easy access to new station and tourist coach dropoff point ,good value open top bus tour from here in summer

Thank peter w
Rochester, Kent
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97 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

This Visitor Centre, has everything needed for the non-local visitor. Maps, guides and lots of information on what's going on in Medway Towns. Shows, circuses, walks, places to visit. Upstairs is a museum dedicated to the Huguenots who fled France during the reign of terror. many fine examples of their culture, including the history of La Providence, the French Hospital... More 

Thank John E
Rochester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Lots to see, do, buy & eat at this historical building in the middle of Rochester High Street. Well worth a visit.

Thank Largehairy
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

we were dropped of at the bus stop near here for the Dickens Christmas festival, and found Nancy' tearooms, and the food was very good but a bit expensive, but the staff worked hard and were very friendly. toilets are close by,and the information centre along the corridor with a gift shop. we were given a map of all the... More 

Thank KentKillieman
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Not just tourist information but toilets and restaurant for coffee and a sandwich or a breakfast etc, outside seating area.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
89 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Nice to have an art gallery, and plenty of information that was easy to find. There was a cafe here, but it looked uninviting and dingy. For once I did not need to use the toilet, so am unable to review that part.

Thank TwinRoom

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