Sandwich Guildhall

Sandwich Guildhall Museum

The museum tells the story of Sandwich from the Mesolithic Period through to the eve of WW2. The jewels of the collection are Sandwich’s own Magna Carta and Charter of the Forest, but there are also many other rare and beautiful items which have not been on public display before.

  • Allow at least an hourSandwich Magna Carta
  • Suitable for wheelchairs
  • Parking, toilets and refreshments nearby
  • Admission: Free
  • Large groups can be accommodated outside these days/time by prior arrangement
Image courtesy of Sandwich Guildhall Museum

Opening Times and Prices




  • Designated parking for guests with disabilities
  • Approximately 50 metres from entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance is flat (without steps)

Public areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift from the entrance to reception / ticket area
  • To a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users to the gift shop


  • Seating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • Clear signage
  • Effective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • Good colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • Wheelchairs provided free
  • Routes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • Audible alarm system