Famous Museums in Canterbury

Canterbury offers an interesting combination of famous as well as lesser-known museums for history buffs. You can visit some of the best museums in Canterbury to understand local history better. Some places may give you a glimpse of the past whereas some may introduce you to different aspects of the city including its art or heritage. Check this detailed list of famous museums in Canterbury that mentions everything from opening-closing timings, ticket prices, and address.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Canterbury:

  1. #1 of 5 Museums in Canterbury
    - Used in 656 itineraries
    Westgate, Canterbury

    Tags: Museum, Landmark, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: 2 St. Peters Street, Canterbury, Kent, England

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the iconic landmarks of Canterbury, the Westgate is a medieval gatehouse which stands at the west end of the High Street, beside the River Stour. A stark contrast to the surrounding buildings, ...Read more

  2. #2 of 5 Museums in Canterbury
    - Used in 45 itineraries
    Kent Museum Of Freemasonry

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: St Peter's Pl, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2DA, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    If you are curious about Freemasonry and want to find out more, head over to the Kent Museum of Freemasonry. On display are masonic ephemera and a fine collection of anthropological paintings, glasswa...Read more

  3. #3 of 5 Museums in Canterbury
    - Used in 112 itineraries
    Canterbury Heritage Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NR, United Kingdom

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Situated within one of England's finest surviving medieval buildings, the Canterbury Heritage Museum tells the story of Canterbury- from millions of years ago to till date. On display are items such a...Read more

  4. #4 of 5 Museums in Canterbury
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    The Roman Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: Longmarket, 11A Butchery Ln, Canterbury CT1 2JR, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Preserving the fascinating Roman history of Canterbury, the Canterbury Roman Museum is built around the remains of an original Roman town house. The museum has on display significant archaeological fi...Read more

  5. #5 of 5 Museums in Canterbury
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    The Beaney House Of Art & Knowledge

    Tags: Art Gallery, Library, Museum, Cafe

    Address: Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, 18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is situated in the heart of the historic city of Canterbury. A delightful place to spend a few hours at, the Beaney House is an amalgamation of an Art Gallery, a ...Read more