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Travelling by train to the Westgate Tower and Museum is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Westgate Tower and Museum is Canterbury West, which is served by Southeastern services throughout the day. It's 6 minutes to the Westgate Tower and Museum on foot. Walk south-west of the station on Pound Lane.

The Westgate Tower and Museum is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.

Visit the Westgate Tower and Museum website for opening information.

 

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not alw
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 19:30
Saturday 06:15 - 19:30
Sunday 08:30 - 17:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Buffet
ATMAvailable
ATM notes
Located on concourse
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMeteor Parking Ltd
Car parking spaces112
Carpark charges
Annual£1,052.00
Daily£6.40
Monthly£97.40
Off-peak£5.80
Six Monthly£581.00
Three Monthly£291.00
Weekly£27.70
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces126
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
downside platform - London end
Cycle storage notes<p>Secure cycle storage is available on Platform 1. Please ask staff for details. You may leave your cycle in the rack provided on Platform 1, however you do so at your own risk.</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Both platforms accessed through ticket office

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Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

Departures and arrivals from Canterbury West

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Canterbury West station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern06:501On time
to MargateSoutheastern06:542On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern07:191On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern07:371On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern07:491On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from RamsgateSoutheastern06:501On time
from Ashford InternationalSoutheastern06:532On time
from MargateSoutheastern07:191On time
from Maidstone EastSoutheastern07:272On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern07:361On time
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