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Another delightful village museum telling numerous stories of local buildings, folk and crafts over the centuries. Staffed by enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers. A lovely snapshot of English country life.
Found the museum very interesting. I was able to find out lots of history about where I live in Tenterden and what my home has been used for over the time it has been built.
There are a lot of items and artifacts to look...More
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018
We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Museum and learnt about your home. How fascinating.
Probably the smallest but fulfilling location, adjacent to a pay & display car park. It tells a story of life and rural town and community. Located near to Tenterden steam railway it facilitates a great day out, with a good mix of eating & takeaway...More
tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018
Thank you very much for your review. It is always good to hear from visitors. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit.
Set up in a nice old wooden building in Station Road by the car park. Lots of local history, mostly rural/agricultural related as you would expect, but also some Military and a section on a local Motorcycle Club. It’s a shame I was limited for...More
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tentmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Tenterden Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018
We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Museum. Look forward to seeing you again.
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
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
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
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
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
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
A very good little museum.its full to the ceiling with things including a train.very good the whole familyMore
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
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
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!