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Maidstone Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fantastic experience today 8/12/18

Took my two children here today they loved it my daughter has done bit on it at school so found it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
glennscheeky28
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Good range of rooms / galleries covering things from local history, archeology, military history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
E8887TZmartinp
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Brighton
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Museum St. Faiths Street, Maidstone ME14 1LH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my two children here today they loved it my daughter has done bit on it at school so found it very interesting to see the different bits that they had allso it is free to get it there is a cafe there as well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good range of rooms / galleries covering things from local history, archeology, military history and pictures. Nice hour for free

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maidstone Museum has a collection of worldwide importance with its Japanese and Polynesian collections being very significant and the two Mummies which are very rare outside of London. The carriage museum also homes rare exhibits. My particular favourite items though are the crystal balls found...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is in a beautiful Elizabethan mansion in the centre of Maidstone. The museum is a pleasure to walk round It has exhibits to appeal to all ages there are dinosaurs, Egyptian artefacts a real mummy nicely hidden in a darkened room! There is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnneAlan46
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Heard about the Maidstone Museum from friends, and figured we'd check it out while in town. It's free, so that often means that there isn't much to see. Couldn't be more wrong in this case - this museum was really cool, with a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

I often bring my grandson here. We do a craft activity in the holiday or just visit the dinosaurs and cafe. I combine it with a train ridec( a treat for him) and love it here

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daphne R
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

A wonderful museum with knowledgeable staff, and particularly great for a child's party. My son had his 7th 'science-themed' party a few weeks ago. Reasonably priced, no silly rules about food etc...can bring your own or they can supply at a cost for you. Neil...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I recently attended an excellent local history lecture on the importance of Maidstone as a centre of paper making in the past, since I live in one of the converted mills. I lok forward to similar events

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had a lovely day at the Museum with our granddaughter. She is fascinated with Ancient Egypt, and was looking forward to seeing the Mummy. She was not disappointed. It was impressive. Interesting to see how they worked out how she would have looked. Lots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cuckoobird
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Very small but very interesting.the building is interesting Has a nice place to have a snack , and the gallery is worth it , after you have Sean the museum, there is a nice gardens around the corner.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Barry B
12 August 2018|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
No. We parked easily nearby in a public car park
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Carol W
15 July 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
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Lauren2094
9 March 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!
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