Maidstone Museum

Visit the award-winning Maidstone Museum

Established in 1858, Maidstone Museum is an exceptional regional museum housed in the gorgeous Chillington Manor, an Elizabethan manor house. The award-winning renovation of the East Wing was completed in 2012, adding a stunning new home for the museum's Japanese Collection. 

Come and discover the hidden gems in the Museum's collections, which boast a rich and impressive variety of 660,000 artefacts, fine and Japanese art and natural history. Throughout the year there is a great schedule of special events and temporary exhibitions so you are sure to enjoy a fresh and entertaining experience, no matter when you visit.