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Whitstable Museum and Gallery

5A Oxford Street | Forresters' Hall, Whitstable CT5 1DB, England
+44 1227 276998
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Disappointing but well done

We have passed this museum many times but it has been closed, so when it was open on Sunday we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
f0xyf0x124
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London, United Kingdom
Interesting visit

Visited particularly to see the Peter Cushing exhibits, although the whole museum is very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gottobethere
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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
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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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank gottobethere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This museum is only open on some days and is mainly staffed by volunteers. It is a welcoming place telling the history of Whitstable,

1  Thank vivian n
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I was surprised how much there was to see for a small local museum. We'd been about 10 years ago, but I'd forgotten what was on display. A good mix of history, ranging from Peter Cushing memorabilia, the 2nd world war, Whitstable souvenirs, diving gear,...More

1  Thank Pete M
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