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.
St Faith’s Street, Maidstone, ME14 1LH
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.
Admission to the main museum is free. There are some charges for visiting exhibitions. (See website for detail)
Term time opening; Wednesday-Saturday from 10am until 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
Holiday opening; Monday – Saturday from 10am until 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
Please note the museum is closed from December 20 2021 until February 7 2022. A limited Learning Service will be available during this time including Loans boxes, Virtual sessions and Outreach.