Canterbury Heritage Museum

Stour Street
Canterbury CT1 2NR

Discover Canterbury's history, from millions of years ago to the present, explored through interactive displays in an amazing medieval building. Includes Anglo-Saxon treasures, Oliver Postgate's Thomas Becket story, the Tudors, Joseph Conrad's study, the Blitz gallery, Stephenson's original Invicta railway engine, Rupert Bear and the real Bagpuss. Around the museum are over 30 exciting hands-on activities for families - you can write your name in Viking runes, sniff medieval poo, investigate finds like an archaeologist, try on Elizabethan costume and listen to wartime memories.

Canterbury Roman Museum

Butchery Lane
Canterbury CT1 2JR

Explore the Roman town beneath your feet. Canterbury's underground Roman Museum is built around the remains of a Roman town house with mosaics preserved where excavated.

Canterbury Tales, The

St Margaret's Street,
Canterbury CT1 2TG

Ever wondered what it would be like to step back in time and experience the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone era? At The Canterbury Tales you can do just that. Step into medieval Canterbury and accompany Geoffrey Chaucer and his colourful pilgrims on their magical journey from London to the Shrine of St Thomas Becket in Canterbury. Along the way, their stories of love, romance, jealousy and trickery are vividly re-created with all the humour of Chaucer's famous tales. The Canterbury Tale is a fascinating and accurate portrayal of life in medieval England during the 14th century.

Canterbury West Gate Towers

St Peter's Street
Canterbury CT1 1TF

After the Cathedral, the West Gate is Canterbury's next eye-catching landmark. It has stood for six centuries on guard over the road to and from London. It is the largest surviving medieval gate in England.

Chantry Heritage Centre

Fort Gardens, Commercial Place
Gravesend DA12 2BH

The oldest surviving 14th century building in the Borough of Gravesham. The building fell into disuse after the Reformation. The chapel became an inn towards the end of the 17th century, and later became part of the fort and defence works erected on the site. Today the building is promoted as the Chantry Heritage Centre and houses a range of exhibits relating to Gravesend, Northfleet and the nearby villages.

Chiddingstone Castle

Hill Hoath Road
Edenbridge TN8 7AD

Home to a fascinating collection of Japanese Samurai armour, Buddhist figures, Ancient Egyptian artefacts,Jacobite and Stuart paintings and memorabilia. All were collected by the last owner of the castle, Denys Bower.

Colonel Stephens Museum

Tenterden Town Station, Station Road
Tenterden TN30 6HE

The Colonel Stephens Museum recording the career of Holman Fred Stephens, light railway promoter, engineer and manager, his family, his railways and his successors.

Cranbrook Local History Museum

Carriers Road
Cranbrook TN17 3JX

Cranbook Museum is an engaging local museum with collections spanning te history of Cranbrook Town, its industry, culture and local nature.