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Address: Ospringe Street, Ospringe, Faversham ME13 8TS, England
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Interesting little Gem, played such a BIG part in our history.

We have lived in the local area for the best part of a decade and never got round to visiting despite being intrigued by the quirky building. Inside is quite bare but full of... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2015
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A warm welcome and very inexpensive. Lots of history and well presented. Stairs make disabled access difficult unfortunately. Must admit I found it really interesting.

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Pakenham, United Kingdom
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634 reviews
572 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 13th century flint and timber-framed building with a small collection of Roman artefacts which had been excavated locally. The building was originally part of a hospital and is situated on the old Roman built Watling road; which is still busy with local traffic despite the bypass known as the M2 being built in 1961. At only £2.50 it's not... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
53 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Firstly it's important to time your visit as the museum is only open 6 hours a week on Sat and Sun afternoons - no doubt this is because it relies on volunteers who on this occasion were very friendly and helpful. This is a slightly quirky museum, it reminds me of what museums were like when I was a child... More 

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Kent England
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124 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Water Lane is a lovely walk and if you like Churches one is just down the road and the Ship Pub oposite the Maison Dieu is nice for a drink and some food.

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Thank honeypotkat
Faversham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

Great history, the Lady tour guides were charming and had so much information about Maison Dieu and the surrounding houses/town.

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Thank C M
Faversham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We have lived in the local area for the best part of a decade and never got round to visiting despite being intrigued by the quirky building. Inside is quite bare but full of interesting facts before you have even passed the entrance. Such significance in British history as well as local history and stories of the community. My young... More 

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Thank Mrsgrr
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This fascinating medieval building is owned and run by the local community but is in the guardianship of English Heritage. Its history is brought to life by an excellent introduction by a knowledgeable local volunteer, who also provides a useful leaflet and a room-by-room guide. Upstairs, there is an impressive museum of local finds - again, put together by local... More 

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Kent, England, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Maison Dieu (House of God) is on the A2 in Faversham, Kent. It has been a Royal lodge commissioned by Henry III, monastery,hospital, retirement home & hostel over the years. Maison Dieu became a grade 2 listed building in 1950.Now it is run by English Heritage. Its quite a small building and you can see everything in under one hour,... More 

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1 Thank KentEnglandLife
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Maison dieu or house of God is the remains of an important pilgrim resting complex, for those journeying to Canterbury. It is sited by the side of the main road, and only survived due to the dedication of local people . Now in the care of English Heritage the site houses a small museum with informative panels and photos. We... More 

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2 Thank Andrew C
Faversham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

Visited here on one of their open days, its a very quirky little place, rich with history. Lots of little unknown facts - for example the road by the side of it was once a stream! Worth a visit, lovely volunteers too.

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