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Beaney House of Art and Knowledge
18 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2RA Route Planner
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9am-5pm (Thu 7pm), Sun 10am-5pm

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This neo-Tudor building has housed a museum and art gallery since 1899. The collection of art is dedicated to the Victorian animal painter Thomas Sydney Cooper (1803-1902). Based on the model of a cabinet of curiosities, the rest of the exhibition comprises Greek and Egyptian antiquities, Anglo-Saxon objects from the 5C-18C, ethnographic exhibits and stuffed animals. One section is devoted to the Buffs, one of the oldest regiments in the British army.

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