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The Beaney


Entrance to The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is free. However, a charge may apply for certain special  exhibitions and events.


Guided Tours

We offer pre-booked highlights tours for groups of up to 30  people (min 8 people). The cost is £6 for adults and £3 for  children (minimum £48 spend applies). The tour,  lasting approx 45 mins, gives a fascinating insight into the  stories behind The Beaney and its diverse collections.  Events and Exhibitions  We have exhibitions and events running throughout the year.


Galleries and Collections

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge is an Art Gallery, Library and Visitor Information Centre  situated in the heart of historic Canterbury. This award winning facility provides state-of-the-art  exhibition galleries, and protects over 5,000 objects within the museums collection.



The Beaney has an accessible entrance, with step free access into the building, a platform lift and a flight  of ‘easy going’ steps, which are comfortable for the ambulant disabled and allow mobility  equipment. Accessible visitor toilet facilities are available as well as full lift access throughout the day



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