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Guildhall Museum

17 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
+44 1634 332900
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Another enjoyable visit to the Guildhall Museum.

This was our second visit to the Guildhall Museum in Rochester and it was well worth going again... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sandygranny
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Sandy, United Kingdom
The Best free museum in Kent.

The Guildhall is set across two buildings with something for everyone. Whether it's the mini cinema... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David P
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“local history” (33 reviews)
“charles dickens” (52 reviews)
“second building” (13 reviews)
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17 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our second visit to the Guildhall Museum in Rochester and it was well worth going again. There is so much to see here and something of interest for all ages. There was plenty of information on the exhibits and the staff were very...More

Thank Sandygranny
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Guildhall is set across two buildings with something for everyone. Whether it's the mini cinema showing a recreation of Charles Dickens spending time at Rochester, or the public cameras you control, that let you look around the area, the exhibits with years of local...More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real variety of exhibitions on show here. Loved the hulks recreation and all the Dickensian memorabilia. Kids particularly liked the camera on the roof!

Thank MrsBsTravels
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I use to go as a kid and now I’ve got my little one I love to take her aswell she loves doing the coins x

Thank Hannah R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still can't believe how good this place is. It's completely surprising at how much they pack in. I especially like the Hulk exhibition. I've been here a couple of times and will definitely visit Rochester specifically to visit here again. Just as you think you've...More

Thank Shaun M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couldn’t have picked a wetter day to visit Rochester! Aborted idea of going into Castle and opted for the Guidhall museum. What a find! I’m not always sold on museums but this is certainly one to put on the list. Displays gain immediate attention and...More

Thank tinamryan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is free and tells the story of the area and its main events. Some interesting artefacts and tales. The work of the French prisoners on ships in the Medway was of particular interest

Thank davidedwardscafc
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Lovely local museum with some local historic artefacts, Dickens room, example of prison and rooms in Victorian style. Good to visit.

Thank MedvedikCistotny
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

prison ship display is very good and provides a visual experience that is very realistic. Charles Dickens is well documented here along with visual items

Thank garymaidtone
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This museum covers a bit of everything for the Rochester area over the centuries. There are exhibits about the castle and King John's siege all the way up to Charles Dickens and Victorian times. Free to enter, the museum as actually in two buildings next...More

Thank Jonathan S
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Val B
8 December 2016|
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It's great you enjoyed the exhibition! We have sent you a private message with details of how you can get some more information. Look forward to hearing from you.
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