Sevenoaks Museum is situated inside Sevenoaks Library. The 1980s building was re-developed in 2005/6 and also contains a contemporary art gallery, local studies library and cafe space. There are contemorary art pieces around the building and museum cases in the library in addition to the museum.
Mon-Wed Fri 0900-1800
Closed Sun Bank holidays
The museum is adjacent to a temporary exhibition space which shows contemporary art exhibitions of local, regional and national significance.
The collections are mainly social history and local.
Archaeology, Natural Sciences, Social History
Key artists and exhibits
- The museum includes the following items which can be seen nowhere else in Kent:
- 18th century cricket bat made in Sevenoaks
- Court robes and souvenirs from the Hardinge family of Penshurst
Victorian ghost story KS1
A session which involves handling Victorian objects then listening to a ghost story with references to the objects handled. Some children can dress up as characters in the story. Groups size :1 class; Duration 1 hour;Level : KS1
How to obtain
Book by contacting the Curator on 01732-585300
Main County Council site
Kaleidoscope project site
Main library number