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Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Museum St. Faiths Street, Maidstone ME14 1LH, England
+44 1622 602838
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An interesting and valuable local resource

Visited for about 2 hours and learned a fair bit about the local area. Interesting exhibits, with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Good Classic County Museum

The first time I've visited since the rebuild. There's still a lot to do but it's looking good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Museum St. Faiths Street, Maidstone ME14 1LH, England
+44 1622 602838
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for about 2 hours and learned a fair bit about the local area. Interesting exhibits, with a school party in attendance - they seemed to be enjoying and learning. re. Roy M's parking comments - 1) the Museum cannot be blamed for so called...More

Thank LichTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time I've visited since the rebuild. There's still a lot to do but it's looking good. This is a classic county museum which sets out to tell the story of the local area and its people. To my mind it does this well...More

Thank MrWil_low
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We've been to the museum a few times and it's always been a hit. It's close to Maidstone town centre so parking isn't an issue and it's free entry which is always great when you have a family. The museum isn't huge but is full...More

Thank Yasmine21
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Visited yesterday while out shopping. No information given at the entrance about routes, or what to find where, so just wandered through. Half way round was given a map - not easy to understand unless you know the building. There was a really odd mix...More

Thank fairytre
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Decided to visit to see the new extension for the first time. Impressed with the look of the outside but disapointed that the copper looked tatty and was covered in birds mess. Warm welcome from the young lady and the man at reception. Explained about...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This venue is in the centre of Maidstone, and there is nowhere to park close to it. A Park& Ride service used to cover this side of town, but has now been closed. There is a Park & Ride into Maidstone, but it starts at...More

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I was all the time passing in front of the museum and I never took the decision to enter, is not a big place but have lots of different rooms with different exhibitions, the Japanese, Egyptian, the art gallery, the uniforms, the anthropologic area, life...More

Thank Ljubica B
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely museum, it has a wide range of exhibits, beautiful architecture both Elizabethan and modern. My partner and i spent about 2 hours here including a cup of tea and cake in the tea room. There is a good but small dinosaur...More

Thank hanbans32
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We found a leaflet advertising the venue, it informed us when it was open, so we planned our visit to link with another event. When we got there and parked up, found the museum. Only to see that it was closed. The leaflet was not...More

Thank R W
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Brilliant free exhibition by Graham Clarke 'Now and Then' featuring his brilliant, quirky and humorous etchings and prints. Stunning Sketchbooks showing the research and background to his artwork. Particular highlights include William Shakespeare and. Kentish Countryside scenes.

Thank cazmo71
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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!