Roger Daltrey, a model railway enthusiast, became co-patron of AIMREC last year.
He had visited Ashford to discuss the museum plans with council officials in summer 2014.
The Who have had to cancel a total 28 American and Canadian dates, scheduled from this month until December.
This was the American leg of The Who Hits 50 Tour, the continuing celebrations of the band’s 50th anniversary.
Meningitis is the inflammation of the membranes that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord and can be caused by bacteria and viruses. Symptoms include fever, vomiting, muscle pain and skin spots or rash.
Viral meningitis is a more common strain and the charity Meningitis Now says that while many people make a good recovery, it can leave others with debilitating after-effects that can last weeks, months and sometimes years.
‘He’s been and met the council officers and, should the plans go through, I’m sure he’ll make more appearances’