Deal Castle is one of the finest Tudor artillery castles in the country, intact and largely unchanged from when it was built.
Formerly an industrial site with a variety of uses (including a velocipede store, workshop and garage), the building now contains a fascinating display of the history of Deal.
An iconic Grade II listed building on the seafront, a reminder of the importance of the town to the navy in Georgian times, now a museum.
A new museum to celebrate Kent’s rich mining heritage is being developed at Betteshanger Country Park.
Deal’s new cinema and pre-cinema museum, Kent Museum of the Moving Image (Kent-MOMI), opens for a special Christmas preview period, 15th to 31st December (Fridays to Sundays, 12-7 pm). Full public opening follows in Spring 2018.
Evocative ruins of a Tudor castle which suffered erosion by the sea and was abandoned. The grounds are now tended as a community garden.
Modified over the years, originally a Tudor artillery fort, the castle now represents centuries of history with particular focus on the Duke of Wellington who lived and died there. The castle also has extensive formal and informal gardens.