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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

Please note: There is no Story Time on Friday 3 April (Good Friday).


  • Tuesday 3rd to Saturday 28th November 2015

    Cafe Gallery 2
    All Day

    From a Different Perspective

    The photographs in the exhibition are taken by people from the Kent Association for the Blind who have varying degrees of sight loss. The images all show familiar things or places taken from a...

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  • Saturday 21st November to Saturday 20th February 2016

    Masks and puppets
    All Day

    The Magic of Masks & Puppets

    A beautiful and quirky collection of masks and puppets from around the world, including old favourites like Punch and Judy, Javanese shadow puppets, commedia dell'arte leather masks and film...

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  • Thursday 26th to Thursday 26th November 2015

    xmas Craft Fair

    Museum Late - Get Ready for Christmas

    Geoff Doel Mummers and the musicians will be touring the Museum's galleries and performing in the café. There will also be an opportunity to have a go at some Christmas crafts. Entry free of...

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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

In season: Apr 1-Oct 31. Winter season: Nov 1-Mar 31. Mon to Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 12pm-4pm (closed during winter season). Christmas closure from Dec 24-28, and from 3pm on Dec 31-Jan 2, 2016