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Folkestone Museum

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From humble beginnings as a coastal community to its heyday as a fashionable seaside resort, journey through Folkestone's history at the town's museum.

Located in the newly-restored Town Hall, Folkestone Museum explores Folkestone's past through fashion, the frontline, maritime, nature and ancient history.

Temporary exhibitions are hosted in a dedicated space located on the lower ground floor throughout the year, as well as special activity days and workshops for all ages.

For details of special activity days and workshops for all ages, visit


Free Entry


Folkestone Museum The Town Hall 1-2 Guildhall Street Folkestone, Kent
CT20 1DY


Opening Times

Mon- Sat 10.00-16.00 (seasonal)

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Visitor Information Service
Folkestone Town Council
The Town Hall
1 – 2 Guildhall Street
CT20 1DY
01303 257946
Proudly sponsored by Folkestone & Hythe Hotel and Catering Association, supported by Folkestone & Hythe Tourism Board and Folkestone & Hythe District Council