Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Canterbury Museums and Galleries have temporarily closed The Beaney Museum and Canterbury Roman Museum, in line with Government restrictions to contain the spread of COVID-19.

  • artwork on the walls in the People and Places Gallery


Please see below for the reopening status of our Museums and Services;

  • The Beaney Visitor Information Centre – NOW OPEN
  • Canterbury Roman Museum – Reopening Monday 17 May
  • The Beaney Museums & Galleries – Reopening Tuesday 18 May

You can find our latest opening hours on our Plan Your Visit page.

The Beaney Library

Canterbury Library has reopened for bookshelf browsing, pre-booked computer and WiFi sessions.

COVID-19 safety measures are in place. Further information is available directly from the KCC Canterbury library page.

We regret all library events and activities including Storytime, Talk Time, Rhyme Time, Digital Dens and groups are suspended until further notice.