Canterbury Heritage Museum

Amazing History. (Except for that blue clock…)

Freed from Time

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The Heritage Museum building dates from 1373 and is on Stour Street just off Canterbury High Street.  It is quite large, well worth a visit and, for me, second only to Canterbury Cathedral ⇐. The museum is child friendly but there is a charge for adults and it is not open all year round, so please see the website ⇒

For a closer view of an image please left-click once and then again.

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First a little history.

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The following two artists impression are really from the Roman Museum (a few minutes walk away on Butchery St), but help to complete the picture.

roman-museum-in-canterbury-dsc_7702Roman Canterbury AD 150

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roman-canterbury-ad-300-at-heritage-museum-in-canterbury-dsc_7593Roman Canterbury AD 300

And, back to the Heritage Museum.

anglo-saxon-canterbury-ad-700-at-heritage-museum-in-canterbury-dsc_7595Anglo-Saxon Canterbury AD 700

It seems the new locals put aside bijou for hairy Saxon style, although it looks like the early cathedral can be seen in the distance.

Just a…

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One Response to Canterbury Heritage Museum

  1. Just lovely! Thank you for sharing.

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