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Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre

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Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre
Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre in Preston Street

The Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre comprises three adjoining grade II listed buildings in Preston Street right in the centre of Faversham.

The Heritage Centre, or the Fleur, as it is affectionately known, is owned and voluntarily run by the Faversham Society and offers many facilities for the visitor and locals alike.

These include:

Tourist Information Centre

The Faversham Tourist Information Centre (TIC) covers the Faversham area and the Swale Borough Council area, including Sittingbourne, Sheerness and the Isle of Sheppey.


Faversham Museum provides an insight into the history of Faversham. It was reopened in November 2002 following a complete redevelopment of the site and the provision of completely new facilities.

Kentish Bookshop

The Kentish Bookshop specialises in books on Faversham and Nearby, Hops, Railways and Trams, Sailing Barges and Old Maps.

Second-hand Bookshop

The Faversham Society also runs a second-hand bookshop, which next door to the Tourist Information Centre.
The shop opens on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 10-1pm and on Saturdays from 10-3.30pm.
All books are donated and sold at competitive prices with all profits supporting the work of the Society.

Fleur de Lis Gallery

The Fleur de Lis Gallery hosts temporary exhibitions, frequently changed, of themes from Faversham's history.

Cards, Souvenirs and Gifts

The Heritage Centre also sells Cards, Souvenirs, Gifts etc with a Faversham theme, including a comprehensive range of postcards depicting scenes past and present in Faversham.

Guided Town Walks

Enjoy a guided walk in Faversham, Market Town of Kings. 90 minute guided walks start at the Fleur de Lis Museum, 12 Preston Street at the following times:
1st Saturday Feb – Dec @ 10.30
Every Saturday Apr - Oct @ 10.30
Every Saturday Jun – Sep @ 14.30
Bank Holiday Mondays @ 10.30
Cost:  Adults: £5.00, Children: £3.00
Includes Free Museum Entry on the same day

Opening Hours

The Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre is open 10am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday, and 10am to 1pm Sunday.