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Open Day, Sat 9 Sep 2017


Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days


Beaney Bookings

01227 862162


18 High Street,

Events at this Venue


Discover highlights from the Beaney's collection, including Thomas Sidney Cooper's 'View of Canterbury from Tonford', and our very own mummified cat, as well as stories about key artworks, artefacts and colourful characters.

Mobility impaired visitors and wheelchair users please use modern side entrance, which has a ramp and lift, the main entrance in the High Street is inaccessible for wheelchairs.

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 9 Sep 2017 13:00 to 13:40
Meet in the Atrium on the ground floor by the Visitor Information desk at 1pm for a 40 minute free tour.


Pre-booking: Required
Booking Contact: Duty Officer
Booking opens 28 August 2017
Booking closes 5 September 2017

Additional Information:
Max 20 people per tour/session


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Map reference: TR 148578  Lat: 51.27968 Long: 1.07946

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is located in Canterbury high street adjacent to Best Lane.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury West station


  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 5
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • The Best Lane entrance is step free (lift), it is well lit and has an automatic door.