Information for teachers

Find all the relevant information you need for your school or group visit to Maidstone Museum

Information for teachers and group leaders

If you’re planning a school or group visit to Maidstone Museum, it’s vital that, as a teacher or group leader, you have access to all the necessary information to ensure your visit runs as smoothly as possible.

You can find out more about planning your visit across our website. Take a look at the relevant sections today and note key information below.

Location

St Faith’s Street, Maidstone, ME14 1LH

Overview

Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery is set within a Tudor Manor House which has undergone many additions and renovations over the past 170 years. The museum’s 13 galleries are home to collections linked to Maidstone’s history, art collections, the Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Museum (QORWK), as well as artefacts from around the world collected by Maidstone-linked collectors, including an ancient Egyptian mummy.

The Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages is also part of Maidstone Museum and houses a collection of over 60 carriages and related transport.

Opening times

Admission to the main museum is free and is open Tuesday-Sunday from 10am until 5pm (closed on Sundays during winter). The Carriage Museum is open Wednesday-Sunday, 12-4pm. There is a small charge for this museum.

Contact us

Telephone: 01622 791706
Email: museumeducation@maidstone.gov.uk

School visits enquiry

Find out more about planning a school visit to Maidstone Museum by submitting your enquiry today

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