Welcome to The Beaney

Today's Opening Hours
Thu 18th July

However, a charge may apply for certain special exhibitions and events.

Canterbury’s Museum, Art Gallery, Library and Visitor Information Centre situated in the heart of the historic city centre.

Whether you are a frequent Library user, a teacher on a Schools Workshop, an inquisitive explorer studying our treasures from the Ancient worlds, or a child enjoying family activities; The Beaney is a building for everyone.

Family Friendly Museum Award Winner
Young child looking at museum display cabinet

Learning Groups and Workshops

Canterbury Museums & Galleries have been delivering fun and inspiring workshops for over 20 years, bringing subjects to life as part of a rich, cross-curricular experience.

Artefacts in exhibition case The Beaney Museum

Get closer to The Beaney and immerse yourself in history, heritage, art and culture