Dover Centre | Kent Adult Education


Centre information

The Dover Adult Education Centre was the first integrated learning centre in Kent and is surrounded by Dover's ancient history. From the glazed crescent of the Children's Library can be seen the ruins of St Martin-le-Grande, and from the other side of the building the remains of the gateway of the Classis Britannica Fort are visible.

Dover Discovery Centre
Market Square
CT16 1PH


Disabled access and facilities


Getting there

Parking Information

Nearest Parking: Albany Place
Parking Costs: 50p per hour or £3 for a day. Parking is free for Blue Badge holders

Access to the Adult Education courses after the above closure time is via the left-hand door at the side of the building.

Public Transport: There is a good local bus network. Dover Priory railway station is a 10 minute walk from the centre.

Opening times

The standard office hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday 9am to 12pm

Weekends closed.

The opening times during term time are as follows:

Monday 9am to 6pm
Tuesday 9am to 6pm
Wednesday 9am to 9pm
Thursday 9am to 8pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm

Please note that the centre is usually closed on Sundays.