Dover Museum


Dover Museum is much more than just a local history and archaeology museum. Situated in the town centre of Dover, Britain’s historic port town, this modern museum tells the fascinating story of this rich and important area.


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Bronze Age Boat


In September 1992, archaeologists in Dover discovered the remains of a large wooden prehistoric boat thought to be some 3,000 years old. The Bronze Age Boat Gallery tells the story of this important find and its implications for understanding the Bronze Age.


Family Days

Suitable for children and adults of all ages. Free entry to Museum and activities on Family Days


What's On

AmosOur new temporary exhibition

Cabinets of Wonder: Windows on the World 

Online Exhibitions


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Contact Us

Dover Museum
Market Square
Kent CT16 1PH

Tel: 01304 201066

Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday     9.30am-5pm
Sunday (April-Sept)      10am-3pm
Closed Sundays October to March
Closed December 25th, 26th and 1st January

Admission Prices

Adult £4.20
Child/senior citizen/concession £3.00
Family Ticket £11..00

Pay once and apply for an annual membership card which allows free admission to the museum for a year.