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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
    71
  • Very Good
    66
  • Average
    14
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • peck8
    Kidlington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Interesting collections
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 2nd September 2018
    This museum has lots of interesting artefacts that interest the little ones. They also do great quizzes and picture hunts as your tour the place. Our two loved dressing up, using the type writer... Read full review
  • Pam D
    Mansfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Very interesting
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th September 2018
    Great place to inform visitors to Bexhill of the history of the town and its surroundings. Interesting to discover it's links to motor racing and Eddie Izzard train set NB and his support of the... Read full review
  • roscwmbran
    Cwmbran, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A little gem
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th September 2018
    A really good small museum well worth the small entrance fee. The costumes and dresses are fascinating and the cars and train set well worth a visit. Plenty for children to see and do 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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