Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery

Watercolour of the Pantiles in Georgian times
Shop icon Study area icon Visual disability facilities icon Wheelchair access icon

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery shares the special story of the borough of Tunbridge Wells. Enjoy our wonderful collections, visit our major exhibitions and take part in activities for everyone.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 09.30-17.00, Sun 10.00-16.00

Closed Bank Holidays & Easter Sat

Admission charges


Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Music, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Social History, World Cultures

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Tainted Tales

  • 13 May 2016 From 7:30pm

Secrets, scandals and dirty debauched weekends – The Sussex Arms has seen it all over the years. As part of their investigations into the local landmark, artists Jo Kimber and Alec Stevens have uncovered a plethora of fascinating stories that are best told after dark. A dramatic retelling of lost tales, and special tours of the exhibition will be in store for any who are willing to brave the Museum at Night!

Refreshments will be provided by The Sussex Arms on the night.

This event is limited to people age 18+

Suitable for

  • 18+


Free Event

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Friday Fun


A drop-in art, craft and storytelling session for children aged 2-5 years with an accompanying adult. The session begins and ends with a story centred on a Tunbridge Wells Museum object. After the activities, spend as long as you like exploring the museum and making something to take away.

How to obtain

There’s no need to book for this free event. Contact the museum on 01892 554171 for further details.

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery
Civic Centre
Mount Pleasant
Tunbridge Wells






01892 554171


01892 554131

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.