The Beaney, Canterbury

A brilliant, family-friendly, FREE art gallery, library and exhibition centre situated in the heart of historic Canterbury – with fun and events throughout the year.

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FOR FAMILY FUN

This award winning facility provides state-of-the-art exhibition galleries, excellent educational facilities and a varied programme of events for all ages. An absolute gem for family fun throughout the seasons – from an exhibition made entirely of Lego – including a life-size Father Christmas – to Peter Rabbit Storytime Trail at Easter.

Visitors can take advantage of a range of free kids activities, from dressing up to the interactive Explorer Points. The creative family activities are also available to purchase, designed as a part of their award-winning Learning Programme.

FOR HISTORY LOVERS

The museum is a cultural hub, housing an internationally significant collection that retells Canterbury’s rich heritage through the ages. The collection is made up of intriguing objects spanning across a range of subjects such as Ancient Egypt, Anglo-Saxons, Sculpture, Fine and Decorative Art.

The museum has two dedicated temporary exhibition spaces to house innovative displays that reflect contemporary issues relevant to both local visitors and tourists.

AND IT’S FREE

Admission is free of charge and includes 9 Galleries, Canterbury’s Visitor Information Centre and Library. This award winning facility provides state-of-the-art exhibition galleries, excellent educational facilities and a varied programme of events for all ages.

A definite must-see for anyone in the Canterbury area.


At a glance

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Address:
18 High Street Canterbury Kent CT1 2RA

Website:
https://canterburymuseums.co.uk/the-beaney/

Email:
beaney@canterbury.gov.uk

Telephone:
01227 862 162

Opening hours
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 4pm

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