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Posted by Ruiha Smalley - On 14th Jul 19
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely avai

Posted by Ruiha Smalley - On 3rd Jul 19
This thesis was submitted to the University of Liverpool in 2015 by Brian William John Boyden.

Posted by Ruiha Smalley - On 20th Jun 19
"The National Roman Fabric Reference Collection: a handbook" is now live on the Study Group for Roman Pottery website.

Posted by Ruiha Smalley - On 10th Jun 19
If you have an interest in the prehistoric history of the Kent landscape you may find these publications useful.

Posted by Ruiha Smalley - On 9th Jun 19
The KM Group digital archive is available online.

Posted by Ruiha Smalley - On 8th Jun 19
One of the latest acquisitions for the library includes "Workhouses of London and the South East" by Peter Higginbotham.  

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery
St. Faith's Street, Maidstone


KAS Library Collection

Opening hours

The library is open to members whenever the Maidstone Museum is open.

  • Tuesdays to Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sundays 12 noon to 4 p.m. EXCEPT November - March
  • The Museum is closed on Mondays.

Non-members may use the library for one or two visits by arrangement with the Hon. Librarian or Library Assistant. Please email for details.



Parking is not permitted in the Museum Car Park 

For Maidstone Park and Ride services please click here.   Collection and delivery is possible but you must leave the site immediately thereafter.


All bookings for the Library are now made through the Hon. Secretary

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