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Bexhill Museum



Egerton Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN39 3HL

Tel: +44(0)1424 222058

Bexhill Museum


The displays and exhibitions at the Museum have something for everyone.

Main galleries include costume and motor racing heritage as well as local archaeology and history, dinosaurs and fossils, natural history and geology, social history and cultures of other lands, local arts and crafts. Interactive displays and research access centre.

Discover the hidden history of Bexhill from earliest days to medieval village, smuggling, Napoleonic barrack town, Victorian/Edwardian resort and the birthplace of British motor racing in 1902.

There is an official coach park at Wainwright Close (off Beeching Road).  Free parking for coaches is available here.  Coach pick-up and drop-off points are available at the De la Warr Pavilion and Manor Gardens in Bexhill Old Town.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£3.00 per ticket
Child 6-16 yrs£1.50 per ticket
including students over 16£2.50 per ticket
pre booked groups£2.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Braille labels, guides, local history, handling collection and details
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Vending machines
  • Picnic Site - in adjacent park

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 3 hours
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 55
  • Min group size - 6
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Spanish printed material


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Carol S
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    What a Find
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 28th February 2018
    I spent a very enjoyable afternoon here along with my friend from NZ she too was very impressed. Everything about the museum was well thought out, informative & enlightening, the volunteers were on... Read full review
  • Charlottelawrence
    Kent, United Kingdom
    Interesting items
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th February 2018
    On arrival a small local history museum. £3 entry, not expecting too much. Inside is PACKED with fossils, animals, history, CARS and fashion. Suitable for the family! So much to see Read full review
  • 4SarahLouise
    Eastbourne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Eclectic mix of Curios
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th February 2018
    Fascinating visit to this lovely museum! We spent a lovely couple of hours perusing the local history, Victorian curios, beautiful exhibits, gorgeous fashions from various eras and also the great... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is B2182(Bexhill seafront). On north side of West Parade by the clock tower.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Bexhill. Turn right out of station, down Sea Road to promenade. Turn right along promenade, past De La Warr Pavilion onto West Parade. Turn right on reaching clock tower.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2017

Opening Times

2018 (1 Feb 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Monday11:00 - 17:00*
Tuesday - Friday10:00 - 17:00*
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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