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Discover more to Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate with your group

Discover more to Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate - fascinating collections from Major Powell-Cotton, costumed tour characters, examples of WWII fighters, home built and designed by Augustus Pugin, underground tunnels used as home during WWII or displays of the nation’s best loved toys.

Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens
Tucked away in Birchington, the museum displays incredible natural history dioramas of animals from the African and Asian continents alongside world-culture collections and local archaeology. Tours of Grade II listed Quex House, displaying furniture and decorative Asian objects from the museums’ collection are available on open days as are the stunning 7 acres of gardens including fully accessible woodland walk, lawns and walled garden.

Quex Park Estate
On the estate you will find
Quex Craft Village with crafting skills on display, Quex Barn; a farmers market and restaurant, Quex Adventure Golf themed around the park's buildings and gardens, Quex Activity Centre with paintballing, tomahawk throwing plus Woodland View Alpaca trekking. 

Margate Museum and Tudor House

Discover Margate: sea bathing machines, paddle steamers, shipwrecks and day-trippers in the Old Police Station in Margate Old town.

The Tudor House is thought to be one of the oldest buildings in Kent; it was built around 1525 and is believed to be the home of a wealthy yeoman farmer. (CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR REPAIR) 

Margate Caves 
Venture underground and explore a subterranean wonder filled with colourful cave paintings and murals. 

Crab Museum 
Europe's #1 Crab Museum and a satisfying baffling tourist attraction, to find out what crabs have to do with science, history, climate change and philosophy.  

The WonderWorks, Margate
Previously Hornby Visitor Centre, this reimagined experience offers an engaging, educational, and affordable experience for visitors of all ages

St Peter’s Village Tour
Four award winning free guided walks around the historical village and churchyard of St Peter’s brought to life by costumed characters. 

Dickens House Museum
Explore Charles Dickens’ relationship with Broadstairs through his letters and personal items in the home that was the inspiration for Betsey Trotwood in David Copperfield. See original prints, costumes and Victoriana.

Ramsgate Tunnels
This complex of underground tunnels was home to over 1,000 people during the darkest period of WWII – come and experience how life underground was for them.

'Pugin' The Grange and St Augustine’s Church
A Grade I listed house designed and lived in by 19th century architect Augustus Pugin who is best known for the magnificent interiors, furnishings and fittings of the Houses of Parliament. His contribution to the townscape of Ramsgate brought lasting fame to the town and can be seen from the East Cliff to the West Cliff.

St Augustine’s Church next to The Grange is where the family vault is located beneath the Pugin Chantry.

The Micro Museum
Discover the history of personal computing and the inventors of the digital age. Play on classic games 

Spitfire and Hurricane Museum
Splendid examples of the two WWII fighter aircraft which served the RAF so well in many areas of battle, both at home and overseas. Experience being a pilot yourself on the Spitfire simulator.

RAF Manston History Museum
Museum based on the history of the airfield from 1916 to present day, including artifacts from WWI to modern search and rescue operations and its move to Civil aviation.

Minster Abbey
Founded in 670AD by Princess Ermenburga, one of England’s oldest religious buildings, currently occupied by Benedictine nuns.

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