Our summer temporary exhibition is about Thomas Paine, one time resident of Sandwich, revolutionary thinker and all-round trouble maker.
From his cottage in New Street, Sandwich, Paine travelled to France and America and actively engaged in the political rebirth of these nations.
If you want to find out
Why does he have a reputation as the maker of ladies lingerie?
How did he escape the Guillotine in Paris?
How successful he really was?
or what the mysterious circumstances were surrounding his death….. visit the exhibition to find out.