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Guildhall Museum

17 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
+44 1634 332900
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A great place with more than you'd expect

We were a range of ages and everyone enjoyed it here. For younger ones there is a question sheet... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Helena N
via mobile
It's very interesting - a good local museum.

The Guildhall Museum, Rochester Is interesting from the moment you enter. It's an old building so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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17 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
+44 1634 332900
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were a range of ages and everyone enjoyed it here. For younger ones there is a question sheet which will keep them entertained. The museum is over two sites, next to each other, be sure to visit both. Every member of staff that we...More

Thank Helena N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Guildhall Museum, Rochester Is interesting from the moment you enter. It's an old building so access is By stairs, there's no lift, their success is An effective display on prison hulks Plus Charles Dickens - that's the bulk Of the contents plus the actual...More

Thank PoetPete2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Guild hall is always changing its exhibitions so it is always worthwhile looking in whenever you are in the vicinity. I will be back again next year when my daughter gets married there.

Thank Gordon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my boys along for the half term fort building. They absolutely loved it and can't wait to come back again. Unfortunately we was running short on parking so didn't get time to look around this time, but they always enjoy looking around too. Staff...More

Thank AbzeeH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guildhall Mudeum is spread over two adjacent buildings. The largest used to be Rochester's town hall. Indeed the first floor Council chamber with its huge portraits of William III and Queen Anne towering over those of local civic dignistries rather forms the focal point of...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I'm Rochester this is a little gem for a quick visit. The room where people get married is so grand with lovely ceilings and big staircases The staff are very helpful and kind - well worth a look!

Thank SammyPickles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can enter the museum for free. The museum gives the compleet history of the town. It also tells the history of some of the most well know figures that lived/visted the town like Charles Dickens. The museum is housed in two buildings. I spend...More

Thank Sven H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning building, a beautiful informative free (yes free) museum. A great wedding venue, which is why we visited, I would highly recommend a visit if you are in the area

Thank alan_meyrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating museum detailing the history of Rochester, lots of information and so impressed that it was free when we definitely would have paid to visit! Our favourite part was the section on the hulks/prison ships!

Thank Jess C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small museum full of interest artifacts and history, well laid out in 2 buildings and free entry. Of particular interest is the recreation of the boat prison. Scary but fun.

Thank Elizabeth Z
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Val B
Do you have any written factsheets about the Prehistoric Medway Exhibition as I visited with my autistic daughter and I didn't get chance to read all the information. I would be most grateful for a response ad I thought it was very intereting.
7 December 2016|
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Response from Alan W |
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.