The Museum’s collection includes over 20,000 ethnographic objects; 6500 mammal specimens; fine and decorative arts from across Asia; approximately 8,000 archaeological finds from the Thanet coastline and an archive of supportive material including over 30,000 photographs and 40,000 documents. Quex House was originally built between 1806 and 1813 and expanded in the early 1900s. The gardens are spread over 7 acres and include a Victorian walled garden, woodland walk, Koi pond, and a croquet lawn.

Opening Hours
Weekends & Bank Holidays
10th February to 31st March
1st April to 31st August
11am to 4pm
1st September – 3rd November
11am to 3pm.

Powell-Cotton Museum Member: Free
Adult: £4
Child- 4 to 16 years: £3
Child - 3 years and under: Free
Concession- over 65 years,/Disabled/Student: £3
Carer: Free
Surestart Adult: £1
Surestart Child:- 6 to 17  years: £1
Surestart Under 5 years: Free.

Birchington-on-Sea - 1 mile.

Gardens have concrete pathways however tree roots have made them bumpy in places and moss can make them slippery.

Additional Notes
Entrance to Quex House will be by guided tour only, times will be published on the day.

Toilet • Disabled Toilet • Free Parking • Disabled Parking • Hearing Loop • Picnic Area • Cafe

Picture Credit: © The Powell-Cotton Trust Charity.

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