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Whitstable Museum and Gallery

5A Oxford Street | Forresters' Hall, Whitstable CT5 1DB, England
+44 1227 276998
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If you want to know the town then visit here

For a small town, Whitstable is packed with history and the Whitstable museum is packed with great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
msteel2016
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Crawley, United Kingdom
Brilliant little museum

Not a huge museum, but crammed full of interesting objects. We didn't have enough time to look at... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Locus A
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5A Oxford Street | Forresters' Hall, Whitstable CT5 1DB, England
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+44 1227 276998
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For a small town, Whitstable is packed with history and the Whitstable museum is packed with great exhibitions that bring it to life. It makes for a fun hour and it's worth seeking out the unassuming door hidden amongst the shops.

Thank msteel2016
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Not a huge museum, but crammed full of interesting objects. We didn't have enough time to look at it all. Special Peter Cushing section. Lovely gallery area at the back with changing displays. Really good local history.

1  Thank Locus A
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We have passed this museum many times but it has been closed, so when it was open on Sunday we decided to pop in, The volunteers working there were very informative and there was a lot to see, but it was not really my kind...More

Thank f0xyf0x124
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Visited particularly to see the Peter Cushing exhibits, although the whole museum is very interesting, best to check opening time beforehand

Thank gottobethere
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I have lived in Chestfield for 50 years and never been there. I went with some friends from Rotary so glad I went so much to see

Thank rmiller11101952
Reviewed 20 August 2017

What a treasure this museum is - friendly staff and welcome and sooo much information to give you a taste of what has formed this charming town. It was moving to read about the fight the town has had with flooding down the ages and...More

Thank Piglet56
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It's a quirky little museum accessed through what appears to be a converted Nissan hut. Beyond a couple of rooms telling the history of Whitstable through defunct machinery, mementoes of the closed railway line to Canterbury, and photographs of extensive damage caused by German bombs...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A great museum full of surprising artefacts and stories of Whitstable. All sorts of pictures from the wartime and when it was flooded. Easy to miss the entrance as its looks small, but when you get inside its far more extensive than you'd expect. Operates...More

Thank Roy B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Four of us visited during a four night stay in Whitstable. It's a great place to sense the history and importance of the town. Small in size but packed with displays relating to such things as railways, diving, fishing, entertainment, social history and, of course,...More

1  Thank bluetunney
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Not open very often out of season so make sure you time your visit well. The museum is mainly the history of Whitstable with focus on the oysters fishing business which is an important part of the towns history. In addition there are some very...More

1  Thank TravelBugDW
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