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- This coastal museum features the story of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area, with exciting finds from nearby Reculver Roman fort. Displays include local paintings, prints and photos, mammoth tusks and fossils from local beaches, coastal wildlife and a Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb prototype from World War Two. Among display themes are seaside holidays and attractions, the town's piers, clock tower and the development of the resort. Fun hands-on activities and a family trail. The art gallery has a programme of regularly changing temporary exhibitions featuring touring shows, local history displays and work by local artists. Events include creative workshops and special activities for schools and groups.