Folkestone's Fishing Heritage

and

History Museum

FOLKESTONE'S FISHING INDUSTRY - PAST AND PRESENT

2, Radnor Street, Folkestone

Now closed until further notice due the Coronavirus outbreak.

Sponsored by

Mast Head Lamp

Port Navigation Lamp

Exhibits

FOLKESTONE'S FISHING HERITAGE AND HISTORY GROUP

Displaying fishing equipment, artefacts, pictures of former Folkestone fishermen and their boats.

Extreme importance is attached to Folkestone's fishing history relevance to the Town's development over the centuries. It is a 'hands on' display, showing visitors as much as possible of the range of activities practised both on land and at sea.

There are various items for sale including: postcards, photographs, local books, DVDs, note-lets and shells.

Past Fishing Boats

Present Day Trawlers

Folkestone Trawler Race 2019

Folkestone Harbour

Artwork of Folkestone Harbour

Knots and Bends

For Further Details Contact Alan Taylor

altayl439@AOL.com

Interesting Links
Folkestone History Society
RNLI
Folkestone Fringe
British Divers Marine Life Rescue
Strange Cargo
St Peter's Church
Folkestone Museum

 

 

 

 

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