Tyrwhitt Drake Museum of Carriages

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Maidstone Carriage Museum is home to a unique collection of horse-drawn vehicles and transport curiosities. More than 60 vehicles are displayed, from grand carriages and ornate sleighs to antique sedan chairs and Victorian cabs - even an original ice cream cart. Nowhere else will you see such an extensive collection, all in one place.

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Opening hours

May - September.
Sun - Sat 10.30am - 4.30pm
Dates to be confirmed.

Closed: September - May (dates to be confirmed). If you are a school group who wishes to visit we are more than happy to open and provide a free 'History of Transport Trail. Please ring the Learning Team on 01622 602853.

Admission charges

Free of Charge

Collection details

Land Transport

Tyrwhitt Drake Museum of Carriages
The Archbishops' Stables
Mill Street
ME15 6YE

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General Information



General Enquiries



General Enquiries

01622 602838

General Enquiries

01622 602839

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