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All reviews local history charles dickens second building well worth a visit separate buildings cctv cameras music hall all ages interesting exhibits free entry local area little gem high street children and adults free attraction lovely building interesting place
After years of living in Medway, my son said “come on let’s go to the Guildhall Museum, it’s got a bit about Dickens in it”.
What a fantastic visit. Loads of local info, masses of history and fabulous artefacts.
Give it a visit , it’s...More
Something for all ages in this beautiful building. Also a fascinating recreation of a 'prison' ship. Heartily recommend for art, wonderful sculptures and excellent 'hands on' for children too. FREE with excellent and helpful staff on hand. Ask away!
We found ourselves with a couple of hours to kill in Rochester and stumbled across this rare gem of a museum. We entered expecting a local well intentioned look at local history but were taken aback and truly impressed. The Hulk Prison ships exhibit was...More
Guildhall M, Manager at Guildhall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit.
The new exhibits are great quality - especially loved the Knight's Templar one, really immersive. Loved the way the info is presented, could have had a bit more detail about the healing side of the Templar and their links with St Johns Ambulance etc. Also...More
When we went, only part of the museum was open, due to staff shortages. So we did not get to see the exhibit about Dickens, which is a shame considering the relationship Dickens had with this town. However, the part that was still open, is...More
This wonderful FREE Museum, will never be the same again.
Medway council plans to sell the annex of the Guildhall Museum to fund maintenance of other historical buildings, such as the Corn Exchange.
When the Conservancy building closes the council says that the 8000 artefacts...More