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Hastings Museum and Art Gallery



Johns Place, Bohemia Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1ET

Tel: +44 01424 451052

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery


A museum containing displays of dinosaurs, local wildlife, Native Americans and Grey Owl, paintings, ceramics and features on John Logie Baird and Robert Tressell.

The adjoining Durbar Hall was built as part of an Indian palace for the Indian and Colonial exhibition of 1886 and contains material from India, the Far East and Australasia collected by the Brassey family in the 1870s and 1880s. 

Guide Prices

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


Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)


  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 01:30
  • Euros accepted

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • Italian printed material


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • joava1
    Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th April 2018
    This museum is fantastic they always have something for the kids in the holidays and have dress up pieces for kids to play with on way round, my children loved trying the hats on. The best part about... Read full review
  • Lou252008
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Nice museum
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 6th April 2018
    Lovely museum, free to go to. A number of activities for the kids, as well as a well-judged Easter trail. Hot drinks available. Recommended. Read full review
  • Joy P
    Family holiday visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 27th March 2018
    We were looking for free admissions and found this building via tripadvisor.It was a quiet and wet day but kept my kids amused with some little activities for the kids and the little models.It kept... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A21. Off the A21 opposite Falaise Road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Hastings. Turn left at end of Station Approach, then 2nd left into Priory Street. Turn right at end of Priory Street into Cambridge Road. Museum is located on the right at the top of the hill where Cambridge Road becomes Bohemia Road.

Opening Times

Winter opening (1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017)
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday12:00 - 16:00

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