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Kent Museum of the Moving Image (Kent MOMI)

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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A delight in Deal

After a long walk we were glad we still had time to visit this wonderful new museum in Deal. With... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jes C
Interesting way to spend a couple of hours.

Went to the museum today and was surprised how much was crammed into nothing more than a large... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2019
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Kent MOMI is a not-for-profit museum that explores the deep history of the moving image — from the days of candle-lit magic lantern performances and hand-painted slides, through Victorian visual experimentation, to the advent and the heyday of the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD, England
+44 1304 239515
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long walk we were glad we still had time to visit this wonderful new museum in Deal. With sore feet I will confess we did spend quite a bit of time watching the clips of Ealing films from a very comfortable sofa. Well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Went to the museum today and was surprised how much was crammed into nothing more than a large house. We spent ages reading about shadows/light and Ealing Studios. The staff we met were good fun. I recommend this to all. Our group had a couple...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019

This is an excellent cinema museum situated near Deal Station.One of the current exhibitions features Ealing Studios.Many posters,letters memos and photos from this classic era.A lot of information on laminated plastic cards.I was there nearly two hours but I could easily have stayed longer if...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank wingate
Reviewed March 1, 2019

this is worth a visit as they do change this so you get to know more,which is very helpful and makes it worth going back from time to time

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

A group of us visited the Museum and had fun. The exhibits are clearly displayed and the videos informative. We plan to return again (and again): It is smashing.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank snappystephen
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

This relatively new museum is handily located and offers a wealth of fascinating displays, equipment, wondrous posters, film clips and slmore. The staff are friendly and very knowledgeable. It was an enjoyable way to learn about the history of films in a comfortable setting. Entrance...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank cyanmagenta52
Reviewed January 6, 2019

I happened upon the museum on a murky, dreary Sunday afternoon and it was like stepping into an Aladdin's cave of intriguing, quirky artefacts charting the development of film and photography from its earliest beginnings. There are exquisite examples of original puppetry, prototype cartoons, film...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank SarahGDealKent
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We are SO lucky in Deal to have a museum like this and so far I'm not sure it's been fully appreciated. The staff are really warm and knowledgeable, the layout and presentation is first class and it is just fascinating! Thank you to all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Moira G
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Despite its modest size this new museum is packed with interesting, informative and varied items relating to film. After 2 hours there was still more to read about and enjoy but as our tickets are valid for 1 year, we look forward to our next...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Allyson R
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Great little museum, only open Fri - Sun. Really fascinating history of the use of shadows, early photography mementos, film posters and the like. Run by friendly and engaging staff. Shop. 'Film finder' service. Entrance tickets last for 12months. I'll be back!

Date of experience: August 2018
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February 1, 2019|
Response from Kent M |
Hi, Thanks for your inquiry. The Museum is only about two minutes' walk away from Deal Railway Station. For maps and further details, please visit our website and click on 'Find Us'. We look forward to seeing you at Kent... More
June 4, 2018|
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Response from Kent M | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest in Kent MOMI. The entrance fee is £5.50 / £4.00 Under 16 or Concession (Senior Citizen 65+ / Student with ID card / State Benefit Assistance). The closest parking is for up to 3 hours and... More