Coming soon! Our new exhibition of contemporary Namibian clothing, jewellery and dolls.
We're open 11-3pm Weekends and Bank Holidays | Private group and School visits are available on weekdaysFind Out More
The Powell-Cotton Museum houses unique natural history dioramas of African and Asian animals and wildlife, culturally significant and meaningful world-culture objects and, local archaeology from the Thanet coastline. Enjoy a tour of Grade II listed Quex House or step outside and explore 10 acres of woodland and gardens.
With a brilliant line-up of family-friendly events and activities planned for you this year, you can expect new exciting adventures all season.Plan your visit
Explore the map to discover just some of the objects in our collection and where they are from.
This is an exciting time for the museum and we’ve got a lot to share with you. From restoration projects to new learning content and initiatives, follow the links to connect with us.