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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



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Clive W
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Nice, but not for me
      3 of 5 stars
      Friday, 4th May 2018
      Unfortunately, I am not a fan of disparate Victorian collections, but the motor racing section was of greater interest to me. The Redhead found more of interest, and the people there are delightful... Read full review
    • kimknapp25
      Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Mrs knapp
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 26th April 2018
      Excellent museum worth a visit..friendly staff..lots of variety from fossils/costumes/clothing/cars and Eddie Izzard own railway . Read full review
    • Frank J
      Catterick, England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      More than expected
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 11th April 2018
      We had visited this museum about 20 years ago and what a lot more has been added. We popped in to see the display about hotels of the past advertised in the local paper , which was interesting... 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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