Explore this magnificent timber-framed building to discover its fascinating former uses from medieval hospital, to workhouse and World War Two ambulance station.

See 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, investigate finds like an archaeologist and try on Elizabethan costume.

Canterbury Heritage Museum

Stour Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2NR

01227 475202


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