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Tenterden Museum

Station Road, Tenterden TN30 6HN, England
+44 7817 888673
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Small Local Museum

Very friendly staff, helpful and knowledgable . A good place to get a grasp of the local and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bryn1949
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London, United Kingdom
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A very good little museum.its full to the ceiling with things including a train.very good the whole... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annette733
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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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Station Road, Tenterden TN30 6HN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff, helpful and knowledgable . A good place to get a grasp of the local and specific history of the town . Well displayed exhibits , easy to find follow the signs to the steam railway , car park next to museum for...More

Thank bryn1949
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very helpful review. We are delighted that you found us helpful. It is always a pleasure to greet our visitors. A camera is a very good idea; there are lots of very interesting artefacts. AktivAccess will give the visitor more depth...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very good little museum.its full to the ceiling with things including a train.very good the whole familyMore

Thank annette733
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your visit to the Museum. Robey is a locomotive type boiler dating from 1948 and was donated to the Museum by Mr W Chandler. It was used for sterilising and heating greenhouses. It is a fascinating...More

Reviewed June 10, 2017

Tenterden Museum is just off the High Street and just a short walk from Tenterden station. The museum is on two floors and there is a lot of information about the history of Tenterden and the local area including some of the industry that went...More

Thank therichastill
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit and found our Steward friendly and helpful. You're quite right - it's a must visit, especially if you want some local Tenterden post-cards and mementos!

Reviewed April 23, 2017

Small town with interesting history. This little museum gives you all the history you need to know about the little town. Scenic walk on the street too!

1  Thank GNiLi3P
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Sorry this reply is so long coming, but we've been swapping roles here. Your observation is spot on - Tenterden is a lovely little town with a picturesque High Street. The Museum will give you an interesting insight on it's history.

Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

We recently popped into the museum in Tenterden to find out about the towns history..... I don't think I've been in the build since I was small (long time ago!) but I was presently surprised.... Plus points: 1. Kids go free and adults only have...More

1  Thank Serentmw
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Sorry we've taken so long to reply, but we've been in hand-over mode!! The Curator is a star and loves to engage with visitors and present our town and artefacts with a passion. Next time you come in, you must try out the new audio...More

Reviewed April 15, 2017

Having visited many small town museums in the past, and sadly often being somewhat disappointed, I popped in to Tenterden museum to kill a bit of time and was pleasantly surprised with just how interesting this museum was. There were a large amount of artefacts,...More

Thank Makeisha B
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Sorry for the delay in responding, we're in catch-up mode. You make a good point about finding things in the Museum to interest everyone. It's surprising what people come and tell us has caught their eye on the way around. Our Stewards love it when...More

Reviewed October 7, 2016

Having some time to spare, we popped into the museum. As the only ones there, we had a good chat with the gentleman on the desk. Nice to have things explained in detail when needed. Always worth spending a few pounds to help these small...More

1  Thank Owain
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

So sorry for the long delay in responding to your comment. Thank you very much for visiting us. Your support is very helpful and much appreciated. This season we have introduced an audio guide which gives an insightful commentary on the exhibits. We hope that...More

Reviewed September 12, 2016

Interesting place to go if you don't want a ride on the train with the rest of your party, or its raining.More

1  Thank Samantha K
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

Thank you for your comment, and so sorry for the delay in responding to it. We are very pleased that you visited us and had an enjoyable time. It is very helpful to hear visitors' comments both when they are at the Museum and through...More

Reviewed August 3, 2016

Called in on way to catch a bus back hoe. so in 20 minutes had to see what I could and suss out for a return visit. Of particular interest to me is the agricultural collection. If you can allow at least an hour to...More

1  Thank Ibrahim11
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your 'whistle stop tour' and many apologies for taking so long to respond to your comment. We do hope that you will visit us again and have time to use the Aktiv Access technology which provides further insights into...More

Reviewed July 12, 2016

Went to find this museum,found it only opens for a few days and hrs ,so find out times before you set out....not much in there ,would have thought it a little bigger,but clean and well kept....car park right out side...More

Thank kingsAshford
tentmuseum, Trustee at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2016

Thank you for your review. We are open every afternoon from Easter to October and every day from July - September with our opening hours displayed on our website. For most museums it is a good idea to check these before a visit. Since your...More

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