Kent Mining Museum

Telling the story of the Kent Coalfield with interactive exhibits and the voices of the miners themselves

Kent Mining Museum is an Attraction. Area Deal


Betteshanger Country Park
Sandwich Road
CT14 0BF

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Useful info

  • Available: Family-friendly
  • Available: Food and drink on site
  • Available: Wheelchair user friendly
  • Available: Blue badge/ accessible parking bay/s
  • Available: On-site parking (charges may apply)
  • Available: Visitor toilet/s
  • Available: Baby changing


Free entry


Kent Mining Museum tells the story of the Kent Coalfield from the discovery of coal to the closure of the mines. The museum uses the voices of the miners themselves and interactive exhibits to tell the story in an engaging and interactive way. The basement temporary exhibition space allows visitors to delve deeper into the lesser known stories of the coalfield. 

Opening Hours

  • Wednesdays to Sundays - 9.30am to 4pm