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Eastbridge Hospital

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It is a nice and small museum. You could take a tour so easily at this museum. You have to buy a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Small but interesting

Visited this on my last day in Canterbury as we knew it would not take a long time to walk... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice and small museum. You could take a tour so easily at this museum. You have to buy a ticket to enter at this museum

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank semab245
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Visited this on my last day in Canterbury as we knew it would not take a long time to walk around. The staff on the desk were friendly and obviously passionate about the place they worked. We were given an information sheet to look at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Julia G
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Lovely little museum on the main road in Canterbury. If you want to see some amazing architecture and a very old fascinating building for just a few quid give this place a visit. It is still a working Chapple with a very long history. You...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeffrey Michael W
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a gem that needs to be seen. The volunteers on the desk area mine of information and the information provided is most interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony G
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Eight hundred years of history. A simple and interesting place to visit, with free written guides given out at the entrance. Another fascinating piece of Canterbury's history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrsElsea
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The Hospital was originally founded only ten years after the death of Thomas Becket, as accommodation for poor pilgrims visiting his shrine, and as such, is strongly intertwined with the history of Canterbury. Over the years it has overgone many changes, but today it still...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely historic place which used to accommodate the pilgrims back in the days, hence called hospital (from the word hospitality). The 'hospital' is small - only has four rooms, two of which are chapels and is a great way to spend 15-30 min in Canterbury,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank KirillLukjanov
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Heading for the Cathedral we saw the front of East Bridge Hospital and it looked so interesting that we went in. It is a lovely place and really helped take you back in your imagination to medieval days when the poorer pilgrims to Thomas Becket's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

It is a very tiny place but with loads of history. First of all I would like to thanks the 2 lovely person at the entrance. They were absolutely and lovely and the lady I spoke with (on the 18th of August) was very nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Farrah H
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We thought it was a hospital but it actually is the place poor people could spend the night on their pilgrimage, before paying tribute to the shrine of St. Thomas Beckett in the Cathedral the following day. The entrance fee is only £3 but then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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