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Museums and heritage centres

The accredited Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre in Faversham is managed by Faversham Society volunteers who also provide a tourist information service for the area. The Bluetown Heritage Centre on the Isle of Sheppey is open throughout the year to assist you in your exploration of Island's maritime and aviation history. You can also find out more about Britains Oldest Brewery at the Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre in Faversham, pictured below.

Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre in Faversham

Swale also hosts a range of smaller seasonal museums such as The Guildhall Museum in Queenborough, Minster Gatehouse Museum , The Sittingbourne Heritage Museum and The Milton Regis Court Hall Museum which provide opportunities to find out more about our local history.

Our museums and heritage centres are a must for those interested in the people and places that made the Swale area what it is today.

Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre Reception in Faversham

The Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre in Faversham.

The Wheels of Time -  Children aged between five and eleven can join 'Roamin Rex' and discover many of Kent's museums and heritage sites (including ten in the Swale area), whilst collecting individual badges along the way. There are twenty five sites across the whole of Kent to visit and when you have collected ten different badges you have the opportunity to be awarded with a special 'Roamin Rex' award badge.

Kent Childrens University learning credits are available to KCU students aged between five and fourteen years of age at some of Swale's heritage attractions.