Colonel Stephens Museum

Cavell Van
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The Colonel Stephens Museum recording the career of Holman Fred Stephens, Light Railway Promoter, engineer and Manager, his Family, his Railways and his Successors.

Venue Type:

Archive, Museum

Opening hours

The Museum is open on days that the railway operates.

Admission charges

An admission charge of £2 applies with £3 for couples. Children aged under 16 are admitted free of charge when accompanied by adults.

Admission to the Cavell Van is free but donations for its upkeep are very welcome.

Additional info

The Museum is integral with the Tenterden Town Sation site of The Kent & East Sussex Heritage Railway , an educational charity. See

Artifacts and papers illustrating the work and life of Holman Fred Stephens are dispalyed and a substantial archive of papers and photographs are also maintained behind the scenes. See

Collection details

Land Transport

Key artists and exhibits

  • Holman Fred Stephens

Colonel Stephens Museum
Tenterden Town Station
Station Road
TN30 6HE


Contact us


01580 765155

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