Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.

England's largest medieval gateway, built in 1380 as part of Canterbury's city wall.

Between 1453 and 1869 it served as the city prison and visitors can observe the turret cell-chambers with their manacles. A panoramic view of Canterbury can be seen from the battlements, and the main chamber houses a museum.

Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint

1 Pound Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2BZ

01227 458629


Opening times

Temporarily closed

Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day

25% off entry with National Art Pass

10% off in bar and restaurant

Valid to 31 December 2020

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