Brook Rural Museum, near Ashford, contains a significant collection of Kent-related agricultural objects, with machinery and artefacts showcasing an impressive collection that highlights the history of agriculture in the area. The museum is housed in a Grade I listed barn and Grade II listed oast house. Started in 1931 this museum also shows how agriculture and Kent are inextricably linked.

Opening Hours
June to September
Saturday and Sunday
Last entry 4pm.

Adults: £5
Child - 14 years and under: £2
Senior - over 60 years: £4
Group 5+: £3 per person
Residents of Brook: Free
School Group visit: Free
Group visits, including schools, are possible at any time of year as long as they have been pre-arranged with the curator.

Disabled visitors can use a ramped path from the car park. The main access to the museum is through the large doors at the front of the Barn which faces the road. The upper floor of the Oast is only accessible by a steep flight of wooden steps. Despite two handrails, these steps are not suitable for those with mobility problems.
There are steps up to the toilet block and shop from the grassed area at the rear of the building.

Free Parking • Picnic Area • Toilet • Disabled Toilet

Picture Credit: © Wye Rural Museum Trust.

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