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Shipwreck Museum

Hastings

Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3DW

Tel: +44 01424 437452

Shipwreck Museum

About

A unique collection of historic treasures recovered from local shipwrecks, including the warship 'Anne' (1690), the Dutch treasure ship 'Amsterdam' (1749), the 'Thomas Lawrence' (1862) and 'Primrose' the last Rye barge.

See the one tonne cannon from the 'Amsterdam' in the replica gun deck. Visit the audiovisual show 'A Shipwreck Adventure' - an exciting voyage in time through 500 years, together with videos. A new exhibition includes dinosaur bones and other fossils from 135 million years ago found in the local area and there are plant remains from the prehistoric forest which grew on the shore 3,500-4000 years ago.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Loop
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Guided tour
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages

Languages spoken

  • French spoken

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Booking advisable but not essential.
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 90
  • Min group size - 10
  • Solo accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • 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
  • No Smoking Attraction

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    237
  • Very Good
    144
  • Average
    25
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • beccax95
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great free experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th August 2018
    We had fun looking at all the models, information and recovered objects. It was very informative and interesting. Read full review
  • dafona
    London, United Kingdom
    historical
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 12th August 2018
    A lovely old Museum full of artifacts and relics, well presented.Lovely new exibits clearly labelled.Easy acess.. Read full review
  • rosie42068
    Maidstone, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    intersting place
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 9th August 2018
    entry is free and you can leave a donation lovely interesting little place lots to read about and look at Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A21/A259. Off the A259 on the seafront. Signposted.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Hastings.

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