The season opens on Saturday 1st April
and will include new features to the Royal Marines exhibition focusing on PTI,
the popular pantos and the Wrens who served at Deal. Plans are well
underway for a new, larger and permanent Royal Marines exhibition from
On Thursday 20th April award nominated
maritime author Steve R Dunn will give a talk on, and sign copies of, his new
book Securing the Narrow Sea: Dover
Patrol 1914 – 1918. The talk will
take place at Deal Angling Club 1919, 13 The Marina, Deal. Tickets are £5
each and proceeds from the ticket sales will go to the museum. Full
The former Kent Coalfield is celebrated in a new
exhibition. Amongst the impressive collection of mining items,
illustrations and history are interactive audio-visual presentations telling
the story of this local mining industry.
Also new for 2017 is a Famous Faces Wall
on the stairs to the Upper Gallery. This will celebrate the many
distinguished people and celebrities born in Deal and Walmer or who made the
town their home over the centuries.
Children are welcome at the museum,
accompanied by an adult, and there is a free pirate hat and quiz to entertain
them as well as a family interactive quiz on the first floor.