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Minster Gatehouse Museum

Heritage and Gardens
Heritage and Gardens

WE ARE CURRENTLY OPEN ON SATURDAYS 2pm-4.30pm (last admission at 4pm)

There is new, better lighting in the museum and a delightful Spring garden outside with a bench (2 soon) to sit and admire the view over the Swale. 

It is the Museum Committees intention to make sure anyone visiting the Gatehouse is perfectly safe, so, please bear with us and understand the limitations the Covid 19 has forced us to apply. -----Thanks".

Minster Gatehouse Museum is now part of the Wheels of Time Scheme

General Information

Minster Gatehouse Museum is housed in a 1000 year old grade 1 listed building adjacent to the historic Minster Abbey. Local artefacts with connections to the Isle Of Sheppey, fossils and a view from the roof are just some of the attractions. Displays of the beginning of aviation, floods on Sheppey and Dickens' connection to the island are among a wealth of local items in this little treasure house.

Volunteer with the museum.


Adults: £2.00 Children: £1.00 Concessions: £1.50 Groups: Family ticket available (2 adults and up to 3 children)-£5.00 Child age range: Up to 18 years old Concessions entry qualification: £1.50


Union Road, Minster on Sea, Isle of Sheppey
ME12 2HW




Opening Times

Saturdays and Wednesdays 2pm - 4.30pm starting May 19th Regrettably because of the age and size of the building, the museum is not suitable for disabled persons.

Gift shop
Groups welcome
Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome
Guided tours
Pets welcome
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