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Shipwreck Museum

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Address: Shipwreck Heritage Centre Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
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+44 1424 437452
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 22:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Ship wrecks ahoy

Great little museum. Lots of exhibits including items from the Amsterdam wreck at Bulverhythe. Fascinating if you are into marine archaeology. Free to enter too, aim to spend at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jill G
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little museum. Lots of exhibits including items from the Amsterdam wreck at Bulverhythe. Fascinating if you are into marine archaeology. Free to enter too, aim to spend at least an hour here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum offers a unique insight into the town's heritage. It has a real community feel too, as many objects have been donated by local characters or families.

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Thank Slowelife
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well laid out, lots of interesting items, backed up with explanatory facts. Some really good photographs, and its free. Whoever runs this, deserves a knight hood, more deserving than most of the wasters that cop a title.

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Oh I love you John. Your comment made me laugh, and I absolutely agree with you!! LOL Jacqui Stanford More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, this a fascinating little museum about Hastings' maritime history. Full of interesting artefacts and photographs, it really captures the imagination. Added bonus that's it's free, although well worth a donation to keep this little gem alive.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is free however there is a donation box to keep the museum going Many interesting items on display found from shipwrecks including cases of old musket guns. Good shop.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just next to the East Hill Lift , Rock - A - Nore rd , Old Hastings .This FREE museum is well worth a visit . Donations welcome . Memorabilia from shipwrecks of distant past and also what divers have discovered . Models and paintings and look out for Fossils as well . There`s interacted things to do as well... More 

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Robertsbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Inside is an odd if random collection of artefacts, cannons, bits of ships etc. Not sure how these places keep going when they are free to visit. Good on you!

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Thank JeremyKnott
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a real great little gem and a superb example of a well put together free museum , full of fascinating finds pulled from the seabed the staff where fantastic lady in the shop really helpful and all proceds from the shop go to helping maintain the museum great work guys , real museum of significant British history

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This museum is free, donations welcome, it is fascinating, with many objects and information. Well worth a visit if you are in Hastings. We managed to spend an hour in there. Would highly recommend

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

An interesting museum even for those not mad on finishing. Nicely laid out and easy access with a one way walk around. Free entry and educational

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