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.
School Activity Days
we are looking forward to welcoming schools back to our activity days soon. If you would like information, please contact us.
Cross-curricular school activity days for Key Stage 1, 2 & 3 pupils are held throughout the year.
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. Our Gallery tells the story of this important find and its implications for understanding the Bronze Age.
Fun for children of all ages. Free entry to Museum and activities on Family Days.
The Museum is Closed
Please see COVID news for more information.
Temporary Exhibition Gallery
A response by Peter Sheppard Skaerved to Dover Museum's WWI collection.
Read our updated information on Stanlee Shipbreaking & Salvage Company for a facinating look into this aspect of Dover's rich history