Throughout the Second World War ships sailed from the Flushing Pier in Queenborough to keep the estuary and its approaches clear of mine. In 1944 other ships from this base played a part in the mounting of the allied invasion of Europe.
  • Naval History


  • Heritage


QUEENBOROUGH GUILDHALL MUSEUM

 TELLS THE FASCINATING STORY OF THIS HISTORIC TOWN.

FROM A SMALL SAXON SETTLEMENT TO A WEALTHY BOROUGH

 AND ROYAL CASTLE BUILT BY EDWARD III.

 QUEENBOROUGH IS FULL OF VICTORIAN INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE.

  THE TOWN WAS ALSO HOME TO HUNDREDS OF MINESWEEPING VESSELS

 DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR.



THE MUSEUM HOUSES MANY ARTEFACTS

 OVER TWO ROOMS PLUS GAOL AREA

WITH ACCESS TO THE HISTORIC GUILDHALL.



WITH CHANGING EXHIBITS ONE VISIT MAY NOT BE ENOUGH



VISITING TIMES



APRIL TO OCTOBER



SATURDAYS 2.00 - 5.00

(LAST ADMISSION 4.30)



OTHER TIMES BY APPOINTMENT



ADMISSION CHARGES



50p ADULTS



CHILDREN FREE WHEN ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT



WE ARE LOCATED IN THE GUILDHALL

HIGH STREET

QUEENBOROUGH







The museum now has a DVD of the Guildhall and Social History Room to enable visitors, who are not able to climb the stairs, virtual access to the exhibits