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Maidstone Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great place to visit

Had not visited for a couple of years and was really impressed with the quality of refurbishment... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darren B
A Great place to Learn

Recently I visited Maidstone Museum with a friend and found this a highly educational place. There... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2019
Hollie B
London, United Kingdom
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An exceptionally fine regional museum with collections that comprise a rich and impressive variety of historical objects, fine art and natural history. On site we have a variety of hands on activities and trails for families and a wonderful café for...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Museum St. Faiths Street, Maidstone ME14 1LH, England
+44 1622 602838
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had not visited for a couple of years and was really impressed with the quality of refurbishment for some of the displays. It added to the atmosphere and was much more enticing for the kids to want to learn👨‍🎓 there are some nice interactive bits...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

Recently I visited Maidstone Museum with a friend and found this a highly educational place. There was a steampunk event on the same day and i too found that fascinating. I’ll definitely be returning with my children!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Hollie B
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Whilst visiting the Maidstone area, decided to visit the Maidstone Museum, Glad we did. It was really interesting with exhibits displayed most professionally. Although a small museum, there was plenty to look at and take in. Historical glimpses of Maidstone and further afield most interesting....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

I was raised in Maidstone, and going back after 45 years, I found the museum very interesting.The old victorian stuffed birds and animals have been condensed to a few display cases. The suits of armour are present and correct.I liked the reminders of the town's...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

The staff are LOVLEY , free entry, all of the exhibits are really nicely done .the whole place is a delete to go around , Fab place thank you cliff

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

My girls, four and eight, love a visit to the museum. Every time my eight year old starts a new topic at school we head to the museum to see what we can find to help with her homework. Last time it was Iron Age,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

Although in an ancient building, access is good for us who are less mobile. The displays are good and varied. Very good for the grandchildren, who enjoyed the interactive parts. Very inclusive.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael A
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

very interesting museum. gives a real insight of rochester and Chatham. the prison hulks excellent. beautiful pictures in the grand room. a lovely day out

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

What a deceptively large museum it appears quite modest from the outside but once indoors its huge!! Stuffed full of interesting artefacts and objects d'art, I particularly loved the Elk antlers mummy and bucket handle, literally something for everyone! Free of charge and well worth...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DaisySorbet
Reviewed March 17, 2019

We went to the museum as part of an afternoon in Maidstone and found it be a really interesting way to pass a couple of hours (including a coffee and slice of delicious cake in the cafe). There was a good range of different exhibits...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Barry B
August 12, 2018|
Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
No. We parked easily nearby in a public car park
Carol W
July 15, 2018|
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Response from annap164 | Property representative |
Hi Carol, there is a lift in the main reception area which leads to our temporary exhibition, Japanese & art galleries. You are able to access the Tudor hall, Regimental Museum, Cafe, Local History & Costume galleries... More
March 9, 2015|
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Response from Alexandra G | Property representative |
Hello, Maidstone Museum is completely free of charge to visit. We hope to see you soon!