The Deal Timeball Tower and museum is a Victorian maritime Greenwich Mean Time signal located on the roof of a museum that showcases exhibits about the history of the tower and its use for navigation aid, the fight against smuggling, signalling, and the mechanics of the Timeball itself. Telescopes on the top floor give unrivalled views of the town and the sea. People can regularly see the dropping of the ball at various times, which in the past was to show people the time.

Opening Hours
Deal Timeball Tower
11.30am to 4.30pm.
29th March to 1st April
4th May to 2nd June
Saturday and Sunday
Public holidays - 6th and 27th May and 26th August
5th June to 29th September
Wednesday to Sunday
11.30am to 4.30pm.
Time Ball Drop
Daily 1pm
1st April – 30th September
Hourly from 9am to 5pm
31st December

Adult: £3
Child - 5 years +: £2
Concession: £2
Child - under 5 years: Free
Groups discounts available.

The Tower is on four floors with stairs only. Visitors with limited mobility can view an interactive display on the ground floor that gives a virtual tour of the building and museum.

Deal - 10 minutes.

Picture Credit: © Deal Museum Trust.

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