Housed over two floors and has exhibits and works that showcase the history of the Cinque Ports, the importance of the busy seaport of Small Hythe, and the development of Tenterden around its 13th Century market area. It also has a Tapestry Room that has 14 panels that depict the town's history -  from Roman times and exhibits from local potteries, the tannery, and brewery as well as the emergency services. There are 19th Century hop press and harvesting illustrations displayed,  photographs, old maps, postcards, and even a Horse Drawn Fire Engine.

Opening Hours
Good Friday or 1st April whichever is earliest to mid-December
Monday to Saturday

Adults: £3
Children under 18 years and students: Free.

Wheelchair access to first floor only,  though their interactive system, known as AktivAccess, allows visitors to see all the rooms.

Picture Credit: © Tenterden & District Museum.

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