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Bexhill Museum

Rother

Type:Museum

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

Tel: +44(0)1424 222058

Bexhill Museum

About

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.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • 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

Catering

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

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

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

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

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

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    70
  • Very Good
    63
  • Average
    14
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • RugbyRuthy
    Norwich
    A gem of a myseum
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 7th August 2018
    We popped in here with our six and eight year old children and it turned out to be a great way to pass the time. The entry price was very reasonable and straight away we had friendly and helpful... Read full review
  • cormallen
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Excellent museum!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 23rd July 2018
    What an absolute gem of a museum! Such a largeand varied collection... Town history as you'd expect but a large assortment of 19th century antiquarian stuff (fossils, things in jars, some good... Read full review
  • malcolmf146
    Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Interesting motoring section
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th July 2018
    Well worth a visit if your in the area especially the motoring section upstairs with all kinds of interesting exhibits including an Elva sports racing car , these were built in Bexhill and achieved... 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.

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2018 (1 Feb 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
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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