Welcome to Ashford Museum
Housed in a 17th century Grade II listed building, the museum is located close to Ashford town centre and features exhibits associated with Ashford's history.
This year's new exhibits are well worth a visit!
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Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Celebration to mark 60 years of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2012, the museum has brought together images and artefacts relating to the Coronation and previous Jubilee celebrations around Ashford.
Ashford Prisoner of War Camps a wonderful display of the Museum's collection of POW items from these camps dotted around Ashford during the Second World War.
Fortress Ashford - Discover how Ashford featured in the plans for counteracting a Nazi invasion in WW2.
Discover Ashford's WW2 Airfields, a display featuring maps, images and models of the WW2 airfields that surrounded Ashford during the Second World War.
The Ashford Market 19th & 20th centuries has its own display this year with photographs, artefacts and documents detailing the history of the old and new market in Ashford.
Continuing Displays for 2012
The Fascinating Finds and Fossils display with amazing objects unearthed from Ashford & area soils.
Continue to enjoy our popular Smugglers of Ashford display with lots of information on the notorious Aldington gang members such as Cephas Quested and the Ransley family. This display has been moved to the upper floor for this year.
Ashford's Lost Businesses display showing the family run businesses of Ashford and their sad demise.
Other great displays include photographs of old Ashford, Ashford at War, artefacts from an old established Ashford pharmacy plus exhibits of every day life and gruesome surgical instruments from the old Ashford Hospital. See the Exhibits page for more details.
The Museum holds its exhibits on two floors so there is plenty to see and learn about the town's past.