Enjoy great days out designed specifically for groups!

Whether you are a Group Travel Organiser or Tour Operator, Canterbury Museums and Galleries have experiences designed to suit your needs.

For visits to both Canterbury Roman Museum  or The Beaney , our dedicated team are always happy to cater to meet your group requirements wherever possible.

We are happy to help plan your day to ensure your group has the best experience.

For more information email holly.buggins@canterbury.gov.uk.

 

Canterbury Roman Museum 

Group Rates
Save over 30% off your ticket price when you visit with a group! (prices are per person, minimum group size 10). For more details visit our Plan Your Visit page.

Guided tours
We offer pre-booked interpreter-led highlights tours for groups of up to 30 people. The cost is £5 per person (minimum £25 spend applies) in addition to the usual entry price. Tours include a Roman object investigation session in the hands-on area. Tours must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. Book online here and select ‘Roman highlight tour – object handling sessions.’

Tour Organisers Go Free
A complimentary ticket is available for you as the organiser to use in advance of your visit to familiarise yourself. For more information email holly.buggins@canterbury.gov.uk.

 Accessibility
Access to Roman level is via a lift, then level access throughout. The museum is fully accessible for people with disabilities and we offer a range of activities including tactile tours and multi-sensory object investigation sessions for blind and partially sighted people.

 How to find us
Address: Canterbury Roman Museum, Butchery Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2JR
Phone: 01227 785575

 Opening Times
Monday to Sunday 10am to 5pm

 Coach Parking
Canterbury coach park is about 10-15 minutes walk away.  There are also drop-off spaces available in the city centre. Find out more here.

 Payment
Payment is preferred 2 weeks in advance by cash, credit card or cheque payable to Canterbury City Council. In exceptional circumstances, and if no other payment method is possible we may be able to invoice.

 Cancellation
If payment is not made on the day, we will invoice for the number of visitors that was originally booked or however many actually visited on the day (whichever is higher). If a visit is cancelled less than 2 weeks before it is due to take place, we regret we will still request payment to cover incurred costs.

The Beaney 

Admission
Entrance to The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is free. However, a charge may apply for certain special exhibitions and events. Please see our What’s On page for full details.

 Guided Tours
We offer pre-booked highlights tours for groups of up to 30 people (min 8 people). The cost is £6 per person (minimum £48 spend applies). The tour, lasting approx 45 mins, gives a fascinating insight into the stories behind The Beaney building and its diverse collections. Tours must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance and are subject to availability. Book online here and select ‘The Beaney Highlights Tour’.

 Events and Exhibitions
We have exhibitions and events running throughout the year. To find out more visit our What’s On page.

 Galleries and Collections
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge is an Art Gallery, Library and Visitor Information Centre situated in the heart of historic Canterbury. This award winning facility provides state-of-the-art exhibition galleries, and protects over 50,000 objects within the museums collection. You can explore our Collections here and Galleries here.

 The Beaney café
The Beaney café is the perfect place to relax and unwind during your visit. Enjoy an ever-changing menu of soups, cream teas, toasted paninis, sandwiches, locally made cakes and sweet treats. Find out more here. 

Accessibility
Click here to see our accessibility policy, including information for those with specific access requirements.

 How to find us
Address: 18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RA
Phone: 01227 862162

Opening Times

Museum & Galleries:
Monday Closed
Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday 11am to 4pm

Café:
Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 11am to 3.30pm

 Coach Parking
Canterbury coach park is about 10-15 minutes walk away.  There are also drop-off spaces available in the city centre. Find out more here.

 Payment
Payment is preferred 2 weeks in advance by cash, credit card or cheque payable to Canterbury City Council. In exceptional circumstances, and if no other payment method is possible we may be able to invoice.

 Cancellation
If payment is not made on the day, we will invoice for the number of visitors that was originally booked or however many actually visited on the day (whichever is higher). If a visit is cancelled less than 2 weeks before it is due to take place, we regret we will still request payment to cover incurred costs.