We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Medway Visitor Centre & Art Gallery

Review Highlights
Helpful Stop

Staff were really friendly and helpful with all our questions. Lots of nice little souvenirs as... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Vicky L
London, United Kingdom
Plenty of information

The staff are polite and helpful. The shop offers lots of quality souvenirs and the facilities are... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
via mobile
Read all 50 reviews
All photos (1)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Visitor Centre 95 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
+44 1634 338141
Improve This Listing
Reviews (50)
Filter reviews
47 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews tourist information information desk very friendly and helpful staff local artists high street historic rochester worth a visit charles dickens souvenirs staffed shop toilets medway festival model attractions castle
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 47 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Really easy to find on the main tourist street. It's part of the Huguenot Museum, so follow the signs there. Staff were friendly and helpful when we went. Shop had reasonably priced items the kids loved. Lots of great places advertised.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Staff were really friendly and helpful with all our questions. Lots of nice little souvenirs as well. We didn't visit the café but did use the toilets and they were really clean.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It was two years ago when we visited, but remember that it was highly enjoyable, and included a court room with a very good display. You could imagine yourself listening to an actual case in 17 something... Lots and lots more; this museum spread over...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Graham U
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Easy to find, it is in the same building as the Huguenot Museum which can be seen form the railway station. There is access from that side and the High Street. Plenty of leaflets, staffed information desk, an exhibition space with regular exhibitions and the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Nick D
Reviewed 24 August 2017

There is a lot of information here. Often displays of local art. Informational films run and you can pick up brochures of ideas for things to do. The staff are on hand to help you with recommendations depending on how much time you have in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Lizald5
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The staff are polite and helpful. The shop offers lots of quality souvenirs and the facilities are always clean. At times there is an art exhibition.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank elizabethz649
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Being frequent visitors to Rochester we often find ourselves in the visitors centre here either looking for programmes for the next festival or ‘days out’ ideas from the large collection of local attraction leaflets. The visitors centre is located in the High Street and there...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The Visitor Information Centre in the heart of historic Rochester is staffed with people who can make recommendations on what to see and do and they can tell you how to get there. They can also give you free maps and brochures, which is very...More

Date of experience: June 2017
12  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 10 June 2017

You'll all be familiar with the model tourist information centre dispensing leaflets about a town's hotels, restaurants and attractions, possibly giving away a free map from a roll, and selling the odd guide book or jar of locally made jam or chutney. But how many...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank futtock21
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Moody staff. Tables with plates left on then. Food expensive. £1.60 for a cup of tea. !!! Rip off. Abusing the historic area by charging ridiculous prices.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Richard S
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
St. George Hotel
396 reviews
.90 km away
The King Charles Hotel
751 reviews
.96 km away
Travelodge Chatham Maritime Hotel
419 reviews
1.16 km away
Gordon House Hotel
140 reviews
1.36 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 142 nearby restaurants
Selale Restaurant
289 reviews
.64 km away
Gurkhas Brother
324 reviews
.48 km away
Cool Beans Coffee & Bistro
109 reviews
.52 km away
Trattoria Marcella
198 reviews
.62 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 86 nearby attractions
HMS Cavalier
104 reviews
.68 km away
Fort Amherst
302 reviews
.19 km away
Chatham Naval Memorial
49 reviews
.82 km away
Central Theatre
122 reviews
.73 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Medway Visitor Centre & Art Gallery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines