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The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge is an Art Gallery, Library and Visitor Information Centre situated in the heart of historic Canterbury.
This award winning facility provides state-of-the-art exhibition galleries, excellent educational facilities...more
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The Braney has has Ben refurbished in the last few years and the paintings in the Sydney Cooper room are wonderful . The pictures are of old Canterbury!
I go in just to see the when I have few minutes to spare
Well worth to...More
This attraction was recommended to us by a family friend, so we called in as part of a Day Trip to Canterbury. This was a complete delight and we could have spent much longer there but we had to get back for the departure of...More
What's inside the building does not reflect outside. Free entry to see artworks and various discoveries passes away a couple of hours. Ideal time at the moment due to the wildlife photographer of the year is been exhibited.
The Beaney.is the most wonderful place to visit for it's books,artifacts,exhibitions,summer fun geared up for children.Reading is a wonderful thing and should be encouraged especially for showing children that books can open their minds.There is nice cafe too.
Are you in Canterbury with a couple of hours to spare, or are you tired of the hustle and bustle of the crowds on the High Street, or perhaps you need to avoid a rain shower? Then go to the Beaney, a free museum with...More
I often pop in here when I am in Canterbury to have a look round. There are usually different art shows put on in the front room. Also exhibitions are put on upstairs in the gallery. Most are free. There are things to do with...More
We nipped in here one wet Sunday afternoon and what a gem! Some interesting artefacts to see. We particularly loved the special exhibition of Ladybird books, a real blast from the past. And when you see bagpuss and the Clangers oh my goodness. We loved...More
It is noted on the website for the Beaney that the original Bagpuss and other items have been donated to the museum for "long term display" suggesting that they should be there for the foreseeable future.