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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).


  • Thursday 26th March 2015

    Museum at Night

    Museum Lates - Historic Films and Photos

    The museum will be open late for a live screening of historic footage of Maidstone from the 1930s from the Screen Archive South East, a talk on the museum’s Photography collection and an...

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  • Friday 27th March to Friday 27th February 2015

    Storytelling 7

    Story Time

    Every Friday we will be holding storytelling and craft activities in the galleries lasting around 30 to 45 minutes. Ideal for under 5’s. £1.50 for SureStart Members Price: £2.50

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  • Saturday 28th to Saturday 28th March 2015

    Family Workshop 6

    Family Fun: Recreate a Painting

    Put yourself in the picture... Create a life sized version of one of our paintings. Perf3ect for...

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  • Saturday 18th April to Wednesday 18th March 2015

    Painting of Museum

    People, Places and Things - History Tour

    History tour of our buildings, followed by a cream tea and handling of objects relating to the people who built and lived in the Medieval hall house and Tudor Great Hall which later became the...

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Entry is Free

Forthcoming Events

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  • '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. Museum will be CLOSED ON A SUN from November 14 for the Winter months.