Worthing Museum and Art Gallery



Chapel Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HP

Tel: +44 (0)1903 221448

Outside Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, West Sussex


If you have a passion for the very best in Regency and Victorian fashion, want to be inspired by artists such as Stanley, William Holman-Hunt and Philip Jackson, or are looking to discover why Worthing residents take such quiet pride in 55,000 years of their achievements, then Worthing Museum and Art Gallery is the place to visit. Housed in the stunning Georgian building are 2 art galleries – the exhibitions of which rotate nine times each year, sculpture garden, studio gallery as well as permanent displays of the internationally renowned costume collection, fine and decorative art, toys, social history, and archaeology. Whilst visiting, enjoy browsing the Museum gift shop, which sells a range of museum memorabilia as well as gifts and cards, made by local suppliers. Want to learn more? Throughout the year, Worthing Museum and Art Gallery offer a varied programme of both adult and children activities and workshops. There are also workshops for the under 5’s, as well as the museum mice trail. With a dedicated education service for schools who wish to visit the Museum and take part in workshops, as well as loan boxes including Victorian, Toys and pre-history, there really is something for everyone! 

Book Tickets



  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop in shop, reception area and education room
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print leaflets/newsletters on request
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Indoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • Air conditioning throughout
  • All weather attraction
  • Beach / Coast within walking distance
  • Beach/Coast 10 min walking distance
  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

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

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Information Point

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Subject to cost
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Subject to cost

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available


Map & Directions

Road Directions

From A24 follow signs to Broadwater town centre. Over railway bridge and 2 mini-roundabouts. At 3rd mini-roundabout take 2nd exit into Chapel Road. Town Hall and Museum are on right hand side before traffic lights, opposite Worthing Post office. Town centre car parks are nearby.

Public Transport Directions

Bus route 700 or the Pulse stops near the Library. Routes 1 and 23 stop at the Town Hall. The Musuem is next to the Town Hall. Worthing railway station is 10-15 minute walk (taxis are available). For up to date timetables and public transport information contact : Traveline 0871 200 2233 web: www.traveline.org.uk

Opening Times

2024 (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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