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Events & Activities

See what events and activities we have on for all ages at Maidstone Museum.

You can download our events leaflet to remind you of what's on.

Remember that if you are a member of the Maidstone Museums' Foundation you can receive 50% off all childrens' activities and money off most of our other events. Just present your membership card upon payment.

If you would like to give us feedback for any of the events please email


There will not be any Storytelling on Friday 19 & 26 December 2014 and on Friday 2 January 2015

  • Monday 27th to Friday 31st October 2014

    All Change Town Old

    Hands On Station

    Join us throughout the family arts festival to discover the changing face of Britain's landscape through history. (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ ...

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  • Tuesday 28th October 2014

    Family Workshop 5

    Tools and Technology

    Learn about what life might have been like in from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age & create your own hunting tools and cave painting.

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  • Wednesday 29th October 2014

    African Statue

    Collections in Focus - Africa Collections

    Collections in Focus is on the last Wednesday of each month. Tours last approximately 1 hour, please note that due to the nature of some stores, disabled access may be limited. Come and see what...

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  • African Statue

    Collections in Focus: African Collections

    African Collections Join us on the last Wednesday of every month for a talk about different areas of our collections, with a sneaky peak at some of the artefacts not normally on display! £5...

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Entry is Free

Forthcoming Events

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Events Colour Key

Events Colour Key

  • 'Hands on' Stations
  • Tiny Talk Time
  • Drop-in Art/Craft
  • Special Events
  • Talk
  • Musical Mery-Go-Round
  • Exhibition
  • Multiple Events
New Wing

Opening Times

Museum Opening: 10am - 5pm Mon to Sat. 12pm - 4pm Sun and Bank Hols. Museum will be CLOSED ON A SUN from Nov. XMAS OPENING: 24th to 28th Dec CLOSED 29th to 30th Dec open 10am - 5pm. 31st Dec early close at