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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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Great place for short visit

I often bring my grandson here. We do a craft activity in the holiday or just visit the dinosaurs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Daphne R
Wonderful museum & great kid's party venue

A wonderful museum with knowledgeable staff, and particularly great for a child's party. My son had... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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
Museum St. Faiths Street, Maidstone ME14 1LH, England
+44 1622 602169
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Daphne R
Reviewed 6 days ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Cuckoobird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank terry h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across the museum when we had a few hours to spare and it was a pleasant morning. The displays are informative and interesting with some interactive areas for children and a cafe

Thank sugarsprinkledwalrus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but interesting musume, nice staff small but well stocked gift shop , has some very interesting artifacts, the building alone is worth a visit

Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a lovely museum to visit in the Maidstone. There's an art gallery and dinosaur room, plus lots of other things. My children love it and it's free.

Thank annhhh
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Maidstone museum. Was I merchants house now Maidstone museum. The wonderful collection of all kinds of interesting. Antiques and curious Things. There are lots of stairs. There's even an art gallery. Some very funny cartoons on modern art, some Oil paintings. Something for everybody. Children...More

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Fantastic Museum. Very varied exhibits. We particularly liked the colourful cabinets of curiosity. The Prehistoric section was very interesting with lots of hands on exhibits. We enjoyed the Egyptian Section; fascinating to see an "unwrapped" mummy.

Thank Alison D
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Barry B
12 August 2018|
Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
No. We parked easily nearby in a public car park
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
9 March 2015|
Response from Alexandra G | Property representative |
Hello, Maidstone Museum is completely free of charge to visit. We hope to see you soon!