Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Kent, ME14 1LH

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An Elizabethan manor house provides the setting for a vast array of exhibits, including fine art, musical instruments, stained glass, ceramics, costume, military memorabilia, archaeological finds, ethnographical artefacts and natural history specimens.

Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery

With over 660,000 objects in the collection there is no shortage of things to discover, from tiny carved Japanese netsuke and Edo period woodblock prints to an Egyptian mummy that's 2,700 years old. Children will enjoy the roar of the dinosaur in the Earth Gallery, as well as regular storytelling and holiday activities.

Venue information

Opening times

1 Apr – 31 Oct
Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun and Bank Holidays, 12noon – 4pm

1 Nov – 30 Apr
Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec, 31 Dec, 1 Jan

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)