Woodchurch Village

Sandi BainCategory description - Museums, Day trip categories, Other Historical Places - Museums

Ideal for a half-day comparative locality study, worksheets and discovery trail available. Optional extras include: Village Life Museum (£1 per pupil donation) Wheelchair access.  Newly furbished museum History of village with artefacts from Bronze Age to present day, big section on WW2. Audio records.  Transport collection. Run by volunteers. Guided … Read More

Smallhythe Place (National Trust)

Sandi BainOther Historical Places - Museums

(Can also travel by foot from Kench Hill across country). Home of Ellen Terry, Edwardian actress (1899-1928). Display of old theatrical costumes. Early Tudor house, former Port House for local shipyard. Gardens, Thatched Barn theatre. Quiz, trail. WC’s. Open March-October only. Limited wheelchair access (ground floor and gardens only). Cost: … Read More

Rye

Sandi BainOther Historical Places - Museums

Picturesque cobbled streets, mediaeval houses and a walled citadel make Rye unique, an old Cinque Port now marooned away from the sea. Follow a fun trail to focus observation and provoke curiosity. A convenient half-day stop in combination with Camber Sands, Camber/ Bodiam Castle. Castle Museum Small local museum in … Read More

Hastings Fishing Museum

Sandi BainOther Historical Places - Museums

Small local museum with a real fishing boat, artefacts, video clips. Located amongst the old fish ‘shops’, bizarre tall huts where nets hang to dry. The area still supports a lively fishing industry. Close to Underwater World. No need to book, but opening times not guaranteed as staffed by volunteers. … Read More

Dover Museum

Sandi BainOther Historical Places - Museums

Four galleries focusing on Romans, Anglo-Saxons, World War 2, Bronze Age Boat. Education packs available at a small charge. Special workshop and festival days with craft/drama sessions run through the year at a cost of £2.50 each, inc. museum entry. Eg Romans (mosaic-making); Tudors (block-printing or drama); Victorians; WW2. Enquire … Read More

Brenzett Aeronautical Museum

Sandi BainOther Historical Places - Museums

Low key volunteer-run museum dedicated to the heroes and victims of WW2. Exhibitions on the Girls Land Army, real planes, examples of engineering including radar etc. Exhibits bought to life with guided tours by WW2 veterans, chance to sit in a cockpit. Gift shop, WC’s, wheelchair access. Half-day trip. Cost: … Read More