skeleton at Folkestone History Resource CentreFolkestone History Resource Centre

Folkestone History Resource Centre is based in Folkestone library. It was funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the Treasures Revealed project.

It offers extensive and diverse collections: from Roman wall plaster and woolly mammoth teeth, to mine detectors and early cameras, not to mention our 6th century skeleton! It also houses an impressive art collection that includes beautiful landscapes and historical views of Folkestone. You also get the chance to touch real objects, test your knowledge of the early history of our planet and find out more about the important role that Folkestone played in world history.