Canterbury Heritage Museum
Incorporates Rupert Bear Museum
Kent CT1 2NR
The history of Canterbury and some of its famous characters is on display in this museum. Many of its displays are interactive and aimed to be of interest to children as well as adults.
Use the microscopes to get a close up look at medieval poo or gold thread!
The museum is in the old medieval poor, sick and retired Priests’ Hospital and has extended into two adjoining buildings. The collections include exhibits from Pre-Roman times to the present day.
The Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe was born in Canterbury and died mysteriously in London. The Museum lets the visitor try and solve the mystery of his death.
Rupert Bear & Other Galleries
Rupert Bear Gallery, Other Galleries & Experiences include - Who killed Thomas Becket? Experience Canterbury during World War II; Visit the Joseph Conrad Gallery or Relive childhood in the Rupert Bear Gallery.
There is much to enthrall the whole family.
Plan Your Visit
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Open Dates, Times & Costs
Full details are available on the Museum website, link below
Contact & Further Information
+44 (0)1227 475 202
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