ON THIS PAGE:-Fishermen's Museum | Hastings Embroidery | Shipwreck heritage Centre | Hastings Museum & Art Gallery | Smugglers Adventure | 1066 Story in Hastings Castle | Old Town Hall Museum

 

Fishermen's Museum
Rock a Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW Tel: 01424 461446

Description:
History of fishing in Hastings with boats.

Opening Times:
10-5 summer 10-4 winter

Admission Prices:
Free, donations welcomed

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Shipwreck Heritage Centre
Rock a Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW Tel: 01424 437452

Description:
See history from the sea in this unique museum from local wreck 'Amsterdam', a Dutch merchant ship beached in a gale in 1749. Exciting audio visual show.

Opening Times:
Apr-Oct 10.30-5.30 (other times by appointment)

Admission Prices:
Adult £1.50 Child £1

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Hastings Embroidery
Local tourist info Tel: 01424 781111

Description:
The 80 yard embroidery illustrates British history from 1066. It has 27 panels and depicts 81 events. Presently in the town hall its move is imminent - probably to the White Rock Theatre.

Opening Times:
Not available until move.

Admission Prices:
Probably remain at £1.50

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Hastings Museum & Art Gallery
Cambridge Road, Hastings TN34 1ET Tel: 01424 781155

Description:
Various exhibits ranging from local wildlife to north American Indian culture. Also Durbar Hall (entry through the museum). Indian Palace ooriginally built by Indian craftsmen for the colonial and Indian Exhbition of 1886. It is used to house the museum's collection of Oriental and primitive art collected by Lord Brassey on his voyages around the world.

Opening Times:
Daily 10-5 Sun 3-5

Admission Prices
Free

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Smugglers Adventure
St Clements Caves, West Hill Hastings TN34 3HY Tel: 01424 422964

Description:
Inside the caves the theme is smuggling with audio visual presentations and lots of buttons to press. 'Explore the labryrinth of tunnels and assage in a journey through time'.

Location:
On the cliff just down from the castle

Opening Times:
daily: 11-4.30 winter 10-5.30 summer

Disabled Access
Wheelchairs welcome. There are some steps, but assistance usually available.

Admission Prices:
Adults £4.40 Children £2.70 or combined ticket into the castle Adults £6.25 Children £3.80

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1066 Story in Hastings Castle
Castle Hill Road, West Hill Hastings TN34 3RG Tel: 01424 781111 (TIC)

Description:

The 1066 Story is a 20 minute audio visual programme which covers the Conquest and the history of the castle through the centuries. The theAtre is designed as a medieval siege tent. The majestic ruins of the castle command anaromic views of the town

Location:
In the castle, Hastings. Street parking nearby

Opening Times:
Oct-Mar 11-3.30 (closed two weeks in Jan) Ar-Se 10-5

Admission Prices:
Adults £1.70 Children £1.70 (combined tickets for Smugglers Adventure available)

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Old Town Hall Museum of Local History
Old Town Hall, High Street, Hastings TN34 3EW Tel: 01424 781166

Description:
Situated in the heart of the Old Town, the museum was originally a Georgian Town Hall. A complete refurbishment has taken place and the history of the Old Town is recounted in the galleries.

Opening Times:
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices:
Free

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