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Queens Own Royal West Kent Museum

Queens Own Royal West Kent Museum

Maidstone Museum

Museums and Galleries in Maidstone

With the many museums in Kent, a trip to Maidstone means you are certain to observe and absorb plenty of art and history. Museums, galleries and theatres make Maidstone the perfect place for a cultured break.

The award winning Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery housed in a charming Elizabethan Manor house is well worth a visit. One of the finest regional museum's in England with special collections of medieval, Japanese, Roman, Egyptian artefacts, as well as lots of natural history pieces.

The Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages is dubbed the finest collection of horse-drawn vehicles in Europe. The unique collection of more than 60 vehicles includes: grand carriages, ornate sleights and even an original ice cream cart. The museum is located in the beautiful 14th century Archbishops' Palace Stable.

Kent Life is home to an outstanding collection of historic buildings, exhibitions, gardens, farm animals, reflecting the changes in Kent in the 19th & 20th Centuries.

Lashenden Air Warfare Museum has wartime exhibits and memorabilia from both Britain and Germany on display dating from 1911 to the present day, including a pilot less VI flying bomb, log books, ration books and many photographs.

Don't forget the Dog Collar Museum at Leeds Castle: a unique collection of historic and fascinating dog collars, the only of its kind in Great Britain.

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Lashenden Air Warfare Museum

Lashenden Air Warfare Museum

Miscellaneous wartime exhibits and memorabilia from both Britain and Germany on...

Teapot Island

Teapot Island

Collection of over 3500 teapots each with its own unique history. Pottery available...

Maidstone Carriage Museum (Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages)

Maidstone Carriage Museum (Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages)

Maidstone Carriage Museum is home to a unique collection of horse-drawn vehicles &...

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