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Tenterden Museum

Station Road, Tenterden TN30 6HN, England
+44 7817 888673
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Lovely local museum

I was pleasantly surprised today when I visited the Tenterden Museum searching for information on... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
over20kg
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Newcastle, Australia
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An interesting piece of local history.

All towns should have one of these. I gained a good insight into the history of Tenterden and... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
davecmh2016
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Station Road, Tenterden TN30 6HN, England
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised today when I visited the Tenterden Museum searching for information on my third great grandfather and the local area in the 1830s. I happened upon a festival which included talented folk singers in the museum. The staff were particularly helpful. These...More

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for your comment. We are so pleased that you liked the Museum and have recommended it to other people. The Folk Festival is a wonderful occasion and we are delighted that you were able to experience it as well as the...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

All towns should have one of these. I gained a good insight into the history of Tenterden and surrounding area. There are lots of exhibits some interesting some not, but a very worthwhile visit. There is no lift and as there are exhibits on a...More

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our Museum and learnt about this pretty market town's history. We are planning to make the whole of the ground floor accessible to wheelchair visitors; in the interim period we have put a virtual tour...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Very friendly staff, helpful and knowledgable . A good place to get a grasp of the local and specific history of the town . Well displayed exhibits , easy to find follow the signs to the steam railway , car park next to museum for...More

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for your very helpful review. We are delighted that you found us helpful. It is always a pleasure to greet our visitors. A camera is a very good idea; there are lots of very interesting artefacts. AktivAccess will give the visitor more depth...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

A very good little museum.its full to the ceiling with things including a train.very good the whole familyMore

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your visit to the Museum. Robey is a locomotive type boiler dating from 1948 and was donated to the Museum by Mr W Chandler. It was used for sterilising and heating greenhouses. It is a fascinating...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Tenterden Museum is just off the High Street and just a short walk from Tenterden station. The museum is on two floors and there is a lot of information about the history of Tenterden and the local area including some of the industry that went...More

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit and found our Steward friendly and helpful. You're quite right - it's a must visit, especially if you want some local Tenterden post-cards and mementos!

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Small town with interesting history. This little museum gives you all the history you need to know about the little town. Scenic walk on the street too!

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Sorry this reply is so long coming, but we've been swapping roles here. Your observation is spot on - Tenterden is a lovely little town with a picturesque High Street. The Museum will give you an interesting insight on it's history.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We recently popped into the museum in Tenterden to find out about the towns history..... I don't think I've been in the build since I was small (long time ago!) but I was presently surprised.... Plus points: 1. Kids go free and adults only have...More

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Sorry we've taken so long to reply, but we've been in hand-over mode!! The Curator is a star and loves to engage with visitors and present our town and artefacts with a passion. Next time you come in, you must try out the new audio...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Having visited many small town museums in the past, and sadly often being somewhat disappointed, I popped in to Tenterden museum to kill a bit of time and was pleasantly surprised with just how interesting this museum was. There were a large amount of artefacts,...More

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Sorry for the delay in responding, we're in catch-up mode. You make a good point about finding things in the Museum to interest everyone. It's surprising what people come and tell us has caught their eye on the way around. Our Stewards love it when...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Having some time to spare, we popped into the museum. As the only ones there, we had a good chat with the gentleman on the desk. Nice to have things explained in detail when needed. Always worth spending a few pounds to help these small...More

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

So sorry for the long delay in responding to your comment. Thank you very much for visiting us. Your support is very helpful and much appreciated. This season we have introduced an audio guide which gives an insightful commentary on the exhibits. We hope that...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Interesting place to go if you don't want a ride on the train with the rest of your party, or its raining.More

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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for your comment, and so sorry for the delay in responding to it. We are very pleased that you visited us and had an enjoyable time. It is very helpful to hear visitors' comments both when they are at the Museum and through...More

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