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Folkestone Museum

Heritage and Gardens
Arts, Culture and Entertainment

Folkestone Museum takes you on a journey through the history of Folkestone, from its origins as a humble coastal community, through to its heyday as a fashionable seaside resort and beyond. Located in the newly restored Town Hall, the Museum explores the history of the Town through the themes of: Fashion; Frontline; Maritime; Natural; and Ancient. Temporary exhibitions are hosted in a dedicated space located on the lower ground floor.

For details of special activity days and workshops for all ages, visit


Free Entry


Folkestone Museum The Town Hall 1-2 Guildhall Street Folkestone, Kent
CT20 1DY


Opening Times

Mon- Sat 10.00-16.00 (seasonal)

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Visitor Information Service
Folkestone Town Council
The Town Hall
1 – 2 Guildhall Street
CT20 1DY
01303 213173