Join Roamin’ Rex, our time travelling character, as he discovers Kent’s fantastic museums and heritage sites.

Discover Kent’s museums and heritage sites, whilst collecting individual badges along the way. Visit any of the museums and heritage sites shown on the Roamin’ Rex’s map and collect one of 40 different badges at each one.

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Half of Wheels of Time sites open

Half of all Wheels of Time sites have now opened or have announced a date on which they will open

Many are open for reduced hours and hours are likely to change as recovery progresses. Please check directly the websites and, where they have them, social media accounts of museums and heritage sites before leaving home.

The number of visitors that most sites can accommodate is reduced. Some sites are adopting booking systems to manage numbers of visitors. We have noted this in the list below. Please do not visit these sites without a booking.

Wearing of face coverings in museums, and other indoor tourist, heritage or cultural sites, is now mandatory. Please remember to take one when visiting sites.

Most sites will be relying on a smaller number of volunteers or staff which could result in sites being unable to open unexpectedly if a member of staff falls ill.

The sites listed below have announced opening dates. For sites that have seasonal opening we have also shown the last date that they are open. Our Planner shows at a glance whether sites are open or have announced opening dates. Roamin’ Rex’s online map shows where they are.

Ashford Museum:17 July – 30 October 2020
Blue Town Heritage Centre:6 August 2020
Chiddingstone Castle:2 August – 26 October 2020
Crabble Corn Mill:
Pre-booked visits only
27 July 2020
Dover Museum:
Pre-booked visits only
16 September 2020
Eastchurch Aviation Museum:8 August 2020
Eden Valley Museum:14 August 2020
Folkestone Museum:6 August 2020
Fordwich Town Hall:23 August 2020
Guildhall Museum Rochester:7 August 2020
Huguenot Museum:1 August 2020
Air Warfare 
4 July – 29 November 2020
Maidstone Museum:14 July 2020
Medway Queen:5 September 2020
Minster Gatehouse Museum:25 July – 28 November 2020
Old Forge Wartime House:
Pre-booked visits only
1 August 2020
RAF Manston Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum17 October 2020
Ramsgate Tunnels:
Pre-booked visits only
1 August 2020
Royal Engineers Museum:
Pre-booked visits only
15 August 2020
Sandwich Guildhall Museum:
Pre-booking recommended:
2 October 2020
Sevenoaks Museum:21 September 2020
The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay:8 August 2020
Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway:
Pre-booked visits only
5 August – 1 November 2020
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum:
Pre-booked visits only:
3 October 2020
Tenterden Museum:27 July – 4 October 2020
Timeball Tower, Deal:7 August – 27 September 2020
Woodchurch Village Life Museum:8 August – 31 October 2020

Roamin’ Rex Awards

As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic we have made some changes to our Awards for 2020.

Roamin’ Rex Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards will continue to be available for children who have visited 10, 20 and 30 sites respectively. The Awards will be posted direct to childrens’ homes instead of being presented at a Wheels of Time site. The Awards can be requested using our online form

We would like parents to to take their children to a Wheels of Time site, after receiving the awards to take a photograph of their child with their award. We would really appreciate you sharing the photograph on Facebook tagging @WheelsOfTime or on Twitter tagging @RoaminRex.

Because we don’t know yet how many sites will re-open, we will decide whether to make a Wheels of Time 2020 Award available late in 2020 or early 2021.