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Maidstone Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Wow - fantastic new find!

We have been visiting Maidstone for years and kept talking about visiting the museum. Had 90... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
Jason W
So much to see, will have to return

Goodness me this museum is vast and with so many unusual and interesting artefacts. The building... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
lynne j
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An exceptionally fine regional museum with collections that comprise a rich and impressive variety of historical objects, fine art and natural history. On site we have a variety of hands on activities and trails for families and a wonderful café for...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Museum St. Faiths Street, Maidstone ME14 1LH, England
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+44 1622 602169
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Half of what they advertise wasn't available. One person trying to serve a lot of people. Long waits.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue B
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Went for a short visit recently. Quite a small museum but quite interesting. Free to enter has its own cafe all staff very friendly. Easily accessed from Maidstone town centre nearest parking at Fremlin walk.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

We have been visiting Maidstone for years and kept talking about visiting the museum. Had 90 minutes to kill today so popped in and what a charming place it is. It is also free which is an added bonus but not a fact they make...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jason W
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Goodness me this museum is vast and with so many unusual and interesting artefacts. The building alone is worth the visit. Plenty of historical information. Just ran out of time, see the rest on a return visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lynne j
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

We visit here regularly. Wonderful exhibits that both of my children enjoy visiting. The Egyptian section is fantastic. We used it when my eldest was learning about it at school. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful. We haven’t eaten in the cafe but it always smells...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Took my two children here today they loved it my daughter has done bit on it at school so found it very interesting to see the different bits that they had allso it is free to get it there is a cafe there as well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Good range of rooms / galleries covering things from local history, archeology, military history and pictures. Nice hour for free

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Maidstone Museum has a collection of worldwide importance with its Japanese and Polynesian collections being very significant and the two Mummies which are very rare outside of London. The carriage museum also homes rare exhibits. My particular favourite items though are the crystal balls found...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John N
Reviewed 10 November 2018

The museum is in a beautiful Elizabethan mansion in the centre of Maidstone. The museum is a pleasure to walk round It has exhibits to appeal to all ages there are dinosaurs, Egyptian artefacts a real mummy nicely hidden in a darkened room! There is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnneAlan46
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Heard about the Maidstone Museum from friends, and figured we'd check it out while in town. It's free, so that often means that there isn't much to see. Couldn't be more wrong in this case - this museum was really cool, with a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Barry B
12 August 2018|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
No. We parked easily nearby in a public car park
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Carol W
15 July 2018|
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Response from annap164 | Property representative |
Hi Carol, there is a lift in the main reception area which leads to our temporary exhibition, Japanese & art galleries. You are able to access the Tudor hall, Regimental Museum, Cafe, Local History & Costume galleries... More
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Lauren2094
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Response from Alexandra G | Property representative |
Hello, Maidstone Museum is completely free of charge to visit. We hope to see you soon!
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