Fodor's Expert Review Canterbury Heritage Museum

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Editor's Note: This location is no longer in operation.

The medieval Poor Priests' Hospital is the site of this quirky local museum, where exhibits provide an overview of the city's history and architecture from Roman times to World War II. It covers everything and everyone associated with the town, including the Blitz, the mysterious death of the 16th-century writer Christopher Marlowe, and the British children's book and TV characters Rupert the Bear and Bagpuss. Kids get in free with their parents.


Quick Facts

20 Stour St.
Canterbury, Kent  CT1 2RA, England


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: £8; combined ticket with Canterbury Roman Museum £10, Late Mar.–Sept., Wed.–Sun. 11–5; also 1 wk in late Oct/early Nov. and late Dec./early Jan., daily 11–5

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