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Powell-Cotton Museum

Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens, Quex Park, Park Lane, Birchington, United Kingdom



The Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens  @PowellCotton


We are very excited to launch the latest addition to our under 5s activity backpacks! Pick up your fox backpack to explore Quex House as a Powell-Cotton. Use the hand puppets to put on a play, have a go at traditional games and relax with an adventure story.

Exciting News ....Quex House is re opening this weekend! From 1-4pm till October 31st 2018. Come visit and see some of the new changes made to the house.

This April Break- MAKE SOME NOISE! Tuesday 3rd to Friday 6th and Tuesday 10th to Friday 13th April. This Easter find your rhyme at the Powell- Cotton Museum. make your own Djembe Drum (3rd-6th April) and Thunder Drum (10th-13th April) to practice your musical skills at home. Activities times are: 11am- 12.30pm and 1.30pm- 3pm Event Price: Child £4.00 Child Members £3.50 Adults Free of charge but must remain with the group. The Activity cost does not include admission to the Museum, House & Gardens. To book a place you can call the Museum on: 01843 842168 or buy tickets on the online shop

This event has had to be cancelled due to Anthony, who is doing the talk isn't very well. The talk will be rearranged at a later date so please keep an eye out for more details to follow. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Mums are FREE this mothers day! On Sunday 11th March we are offering free entry for all mums to the Powell-Cotton Museum and Quex Gardens. For mums to receive free entry you need to bring with you at least one of your full paying children. Even if your child is 6 years old or 21, as long as they are your child and they are paying for themselves you as their mum will receive free entry! The Museum and gardens are open 10am-5pm and last entry is at 4:30pm. Prices: Concessions (Child, Student, Disabled, 60+) £4.50 Adult (15-59) £6.95 Under 5's Free Mums Free

Please join us at the Powell-Cotton Museum for the first Conservation Talk of the year. On Thursday 15th March 7pm-10pm come along and listen to Anthony Curwen talk about the Conservation on the Quex Estate. Prices: £3.50 for students £5 per adults Members - FREE You can either phone and book on 01843 842168 or purchase tickets on our online shop at the link below.

Despite it being a little bit chilly, Art in Quex Park proudly supported by Friends of Quex will be going ahead today 10am-4pm. For artists wishing to paint the outdoors in Quex Gardens. £2 Powell-Cotton Museum Members, £5 non members. Tea/coffee & biscuits provided. Please bring your own art equipment. To register interest or enquires email Please see the guidelines for this event below. 🎨

Due to the weather unfortunately we have had to cancel our event World Wildlife Day on Saturday 3rd March. We are rearranging the event for the Saturday 5th May. More details will follow.

Even though its chilly outside we are open to the today! If you are visiting us please be careful as the park is slippy. 😊

This Easter Sunday & Monday why not hop on down to the Powell-Cotton museum House & Gardens, where you can explore the wonders of spring in our historical gardens and follow our fabulous Easter trails suited for all ages, find the clues, solve the puzzles and claim a super prize! While you’re here why not get your face painted Make sure you look out for our Easter Bunny and why not have a selfie and a sneaky choccy! (All included in Admission price Entry) You can also buy tickets on the Online shop Any fun Easter facts you want to Share with us?

We would like to apologise but due to the weather we are unable to open to the public today. Due to health and safety concerns please don't make the journey to us. We will keep you updated whether we will be open tomorrow. ❄️

Here is another picturesque view of Quex in the Snow! Please take advice and check your weather reports before visiting Quex Park. Take extra care and time when visiting the Powell-Cotton Museum.


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