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The Kent Museum of Freemasonry

| St Peter's Place, Canterbury CT1 2DA, England
+44 1227 785625
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Wonderful

Spent a wonderful hour or so here. Really eye opening and informative with staff who know their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fred A
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Faversham, England, United Kingdom
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An Eye Opener!

It was an interesting place to see but gave me the creeps. I often wonder what happens behind... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Coreen D
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Ontario, Canada
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Open to all and located in the heart of Canterbury's tourist route, you will find the Kent Museum of Freemasonry close to the Westgate Towers and a five minute stroll from the Cathedral. Entrance is free of charge, although voluntary donations are welcomed. The Museum is an Accredited Museum, meeting the nationally agreed standards of the Arts Council on collection care, museum management and the provision of information and services to visitors. The museum is a hidden treasure which boasts a rare collection of exhibits of national and international importance. Its collection of Masonic material is probably the finest in the UK outside of London.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a wonderful hour or so here. Really eye opening and informative with staff who know their stuff.

Thank Fred A
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Fred, thank you for your kind review. Please come and see us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an interesting place to see but gave me the creeps. I often wonder what happens behind closed doors and the discussions that take place in the lodge

Thank Coreen D
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Coreen Many thanks for your kind reviews. These FAQs might help you answer your questions as to "what happens behind closed doors". ugle.org.uk/about-freemasonry/frequently-asked-questions Robin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very eye opening and informative. Informs about freemasonry and its local links. Especially with the catherdral. Greeted by friendly masons who were happy to answer any questions and allowed to let us tour the museum at our own pace. A must see!

Thank Kaywaiting
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a lovely review - thank you so much. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to our volunteer stewards. Robin

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Totally oblivious to it's location, my wife pointed it out on my first ever visit to Canterbury recently. We were there for a day out with my children on a day out from boarding school. The wife & family are aware that I am a...More

Thank mcburgess2001
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We're glad that you all enjoyed your visit and please do come and see us again next time you are in the city

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were greeted warmly and shown around this excellent museum on freemasonry, we asked lots of questions and to our surprise the questions were answered fully. We left feeling we had a new insight on this organisation

Thank geraldlee2016
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

What a kind review - thank you. We'll be sure to pass on your comments to our band of volunteers. Robin

Reviewed 12 April 2017

It's a true Dan Brown type of attraction but being a 'Lewis' was interested in visiting to discover some more. It is brilliant with some fascinating exhibits. Worth a visit and free to do so. Don't be scared, go in and take a look!

Thank WilfSurrey
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you for your kind and positive review. We're glad you had a good time.

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Well I pass this place often , so it was about time to investigate what the funny handshake brigade had to say for themselves ! There were two gents on hand to answer any questions upon entering. Plenty of pictures and explanations of their beginnings...More

Thank LOBSTER64
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thank you for your visit and kind review. I think we all a little guilty of passing by the things on our doorstep - we're glad you came, please come again.

Reviewed 24 March 2017

I have been trying to find information about my grandfather as he was a mason in the Abby Wood area, and very disappointed that the search was not able to find. DMMore

Thank Derrick M
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear Derrick Thank you for your review. As your Grandfather was from the Abbey Wood area it is quite possible that he was a Freemason in London as opposed to Kent. If you contact the central museum and library in London should be able to...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Previously covert society now revealing their true colours and more. Interesting and informative. Worth an hour or so for all those ill-informed and ignorant sceptics to learn the history of Freemasonry and its' beliefs and doctrines.

Thank Aldesh1
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thanks for your kind review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Having not really a lot of knowledge of Freemasonry, I'm not sure what I expected. The staff on hand were pleasant and informative, but I felt they were guarded and rightly so. Maybe the reason for the publics interest in Freemasonry, is because we are...More

Thank humackenzie
RobEvans_11, Public Relations Manager at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Thank you for your kind review. It certainly raised a smile and yes, amongst other things we have been known to raise a glass or two amongst friends - responsibly of course!

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