The museum maintains
very high standards of conservation and preservation of its
|The Museum is housed
in a two storey weather boarded building, one of the
last representatives in Tenterden of a type of industrial
building common in the area in the latter part of the
Tenterden and District
The museum was opened in 1976 and is run entirely by
As a member of the Kent Museums Group and working closely
with Ashford Borough Council’s Culture and Tourism
The Association serves as a focus for research and enquiry
and provides a repository for artefacts connected with the
area. Items gifted to the museum which are of local interest
are always welcome.
Groups and institutes are most welcome and usually take place
when the museum is closed.
For Tenterden and district family history enquiries please
contact Colin Young at
For Tenterden and district house histories enquiries please
Tenterden & District Museum has artefacts dating back
through history. Teachers are encouraged to contact us to
tailor make their school visit to reflect the National Curriculum.
Can be tailored to fit in with other activities and special
A reduced charge is made for big parties.
Disabled access to ground floor only.
A small admissions charge is made with reductions to over
60's. Children under 18 years and students showing a valid
student card are FREE.
The Museum shop: is the only place in Tenterden
where there is a selection of place stamped souvenirs. Come
and look round for small gifts to remind you of your visit