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So interesting and worth a quick peek. Many beautiful carriages, steeped in history. Loved the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deborah R
Kincardine, United Kingdom
a hidden gem

we visited when it was a free entrance week. a small but compact museum with items of interest... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
jane d
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
12 Aug 2017
“a hidden gem”
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Mill Street, Maidstone ME15 6YE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So interesting and worth a quick peek. Many beautiful carriages, steeped in history. Loved the baby carriages and old photos of Maidstone

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 12 August 2017

we visited when it was a free entrance week. a small but compact museum with items of interest which goes unnoticed

Thank jane d
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a very interesting little Museum which lends itself to the romantic age of travel. I have been to other carriage museums where all the carriages have been restored to bright and shining but in this museum, they are completely original. It is a...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Visited the museum in May 2017 with 2 small kids (4yo and 1yo). It was a nice experience, with lots of old carriages in which we could see with a torchlight (placed at visitors' disposal in the museum). To our surprise, the kids didn't get...More

Thank Raluca_Zagura
Reviewed 27 September 2016

A carriage museum? Our son said "It's boring". No it isn't. Carriages are lovely, with a great sense of history. It isn't big but the better for it. Go and immerse yourself in yesteryear. You will not be disappointed

Thank David A
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly wide selection of carriages for what looks like (from the outside) a small museum. Have been living close to Maidstone for a decade now and every time we drove past said that we should visit - finally made it today. There are around 60...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

So please I went there.... Lovely carriages to see and contemplate. People are so polite and helpful , I had to do a challenge in the museum all the stuff helped me a lot and they were so smily.... I definitely recommend everybody to visit...More

Thank Llubi
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Have been passing this museum for years saying 'we must go there' and today we finally did. At £1 concession army visitor fee it is a must. 59 carriages, sleighs and sedan chairs of days gone by with an excellent curator, David, providing the spiel...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 June 2016

My kind of place but not suitable for youg kiddies. Actually I'm a classic car fan but a museum of horse drawn carriages and the way coachwork was built is equally interesting. Well worth the visit I loved the cabriolets and the All Sain't church...More

Thank Marshian B
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

A mere £2 per adult entry & so much history! I must admit to not being that interested when I went in (the other half wanted to go) but with the expert help of the Man at the desk (David?) it was absolutely fascinating! He...More

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Alexanda C
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Response from Christine D | Reviewed this property |
PS think its £2 to get in