Dover Museum (archives)

One of the oldest museums in Kent (and the largest in the district), Dover Museum traces the development of the historic town and port of Dover.The addition of the major Dover Bronze Age Boat Gallery recounts the excavation and preservation of the Dover Boat – the world’s oldest known seagoing boat – alongside exploring major themes of the Bronze Age using artefacts, replicas, models, video, computer interactives, microscopes and hands-on exhibits. The first floor of the museum is devoted to a special exhibition which changes annually. The Museum offers a comprehensive research and picture library for local and regional study and houses amongst other resources, archives on the Cinque Port Pilots, Channel swimming and shipping and mining in Kent. Further information can be found at:  www.dovermuseum.co.uk

Opening times:  1 October – 31 March: Mon – Sat 09.30 – 17.00, 1 April – 30 September: Mon – Sat 09.30 – 17.00, Sun 10.00 – 15.00

Associated Artist: Matthias Koch
Associated Project: Flights over Dover