Spring 2017

The Arts of the Cooper

In Cell 3 "The Art of the Cooper" Barrel Making in the old Cobb brewery at Margate, there is only 1 qualified Cooper in England and one young apprentice.

The Battle of Margate 1387

A decisive SEA battle in which the English fleet dominated joint Dutch, French and Castilian Fleet, and all, with an interesting, unexpecting outcome.

Forgotten wrecks of World war One

On loan from the Southamton Marine Archaeology Group. The artefacts are from various sites off the south coast from casulties of 1914-18 conflict. The exhibition has now been extended until 29th June.

HMS Thanet 1917-1942

The story of HMS Thanet is a unique tale in the annals of Naval History and the involvement and unstinting generosity of the people of Margate, Ramsgate, Broadstairs and St Peters during the darkest days of the Second World War.
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