The Kent Museum of Freemasonry
- A beautifully produced guidebook that takes you on a tour of this intriguing museum in Canterbury, Kent.
- Answers many questions about Freemasonry.
This souvenir guidebook takes you on a tour of the Kent Museum of Freemasonry in Canterbury. Open to the public since 1933 and extensively redesigned in 2012, the museum has a rare collection of masoic material of international importance.
Following the museum’s layout, this guide explored the history of Freemasonry, from its medieval origins to Freemasonry today, and explains what Freemasonry is, how one becomes a mason, and what is involved. The guide also features some of the museum’s beautiful artefacts, many donated by the Cornwallis family who have a long association with Freemasonry in Kent. There are jewels, aprons, tableware and glasses, many displaying the symbolism that is an integral part of masonic tradition.