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A rich resource of local history.

We popped into this small free museum and spent over an hour here. There are hundreds of amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dundee, United Kingdom
Free entry museum

Really enjoyed the history of Hastings' fishing industry amongst other gems of interest; depending... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Russ C
New Malden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

We popped into this small free museum and spent over an hour here. There are hundreds of amazing items here large and small , and all incredibly personal to the local fishing community. It is a delight to have access to them, they are displayed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cannyshopper
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really enjoyed the history of Hastings' fishing industry amongst other gems of interest; depending on your own interest this could be a 5 - 90 minute education. Personally I could have stayed longer and read everything there was to peruse. Run completely on donations so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Russ C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I used to live in Sussex and when we came down for a break I had to look at the museum and it realy has not changed it is still good and tells the story of the fishing in Hastings..

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 996fredp
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting place, with extremely friendly and helpful staff. Managed to verify some family history facts!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LindaMJ2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent a pleasant hour in this free museum which is packed with interesting items and old photographs about the local fishing industry over bygone years. There is a small gift shop. Well worth a visit and a donation to their upkeep funds.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RWB2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here to avoid storm Gareth and raging winds outside. Glad we did because it was so informative and interesting, we ended up staying longer than we intended. It isn't very big but there is the remains of an old fishing boat inside with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little museum do not miss this little treasure -- visit and support this local history centre. Free to visit but donations welcome.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SouthamptonUKAndy22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn't a place I thought I'd enjoy but we popped in to pass the time and it was so interesting. What made it so good for me was the personal photos and stories of local fishermen over the years. There is also a massive...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Emma C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every once in a while one finds a small museum ( it is in the old converted seaman's church) that actually covers what it says. In this case the rare beach launched fishing fleet that exists in Hastings. Take the time to look at the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NeilW57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When i lived in hastings I went to the fisherman's museum 3 times.. very interesting and cool! Well worth a trip!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from SIMON R | Reviewed this property |
sorry I dont know-phone museum to check.
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Response from O7123OPgaryc | Reviewed this property |
hi. it will tight but you can get round only downside is I don't think you will be able to get up onto the boat that's inside the building.