Dover, Deal and Sandwich have all had long associations with the sea. Both Deal and Sandwich were major ports at one point - Sandwich between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries and Deal being the third busiest port in England in the nineteenth century.
- Duration 1 hour. The collection includes figureheads and the wheel of the 'SS Biarritz', the first cross channel ferry fitted with geared turbines.
- Duration 1.5 hours. The Bronze Age Boat is the oldest known seagoing boat in the world and an exhibit of international importance.
- Duration 1.5 hours. A striking landmark, this historic building was the site of Faraday's work in pioneering the use of electricity in lighthouses.
- Duration 1 hour. The Admiralty used the tower during the Napoleonic Wars to send messages to Deal.