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The True CRIME Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Creepy

Visited on a wet and windy weekday in December and found that we were all alone in the museum. The... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Helen S
via mobile
Interesting facts, a little small

I thought all the information was very good and there is quite a lot of items to view and stories... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DemeterDafooder
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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"A SHOCKING new attraction for everyone fascinated by the dark world of CRIME" HASTINGS NEWEST ATTRACTION - Set in 3000sq/ft of SEAFRONT CAVES! Open Daily 10am - 5pm Suitable for all ages, Wheelchair accessible, Dog friendly See website for further...more
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Palace Avenue Arcade White Rock | White Rock, Hastings TN34 1JP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Extremely,disappointed! £15 for two of us absolute rip off...Did not find this museum scary in the least and took all of 40 minutes to get round, and that was stretching it out.. Some exhibits were pointless...why would I want to see a police officer cravat?...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I thought all the information was very good and there is quite a lot of items to view and stories to read. The overall museum is quite small as it's located in a cave but there is a lot to read so you can spend...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DemeterDafooder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So disappointed 🙁 really looking forward to seeing this attraction travelled, 1.5 hours to find it closed although web page said open. Will try again in January.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NeilandMandyC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My GF and I really enjoyed this museum, there’s lots of disturbing stories to explore here, would definitally recommend visiting! Plenty of information here, presented in a way that keeps you attentive all the way through !

Date of experience: December 2018
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thetruecrimemuseum, Museum Assistant at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Jamie. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit! :)

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Small, but perfectly formed I would say, it's absolutely fascinating and you could go year after year and see something different as they are alway displaying new stuff as well as the more permanent displays, well worth a visit, but NOT recommended for young children...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tomker2
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

For those of us with birthdays in December and who want a alternative way to spend an hour or so you must visit here. Very Interesting. Lovely staff cup of tea to walk around with. Short film with Interviews with murderers that is disturbing when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Loads to read and see. Friendly staff. So interesting. Really worth a visit and you can take a coffee round with you. Bonus

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DHammett17
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Visited on a wet and windy weekday in December and found that we were all alone in the museum. The atmosphere was creepy and a little scarey. Some really interesting exhibits and the staff were really engaging and keen for us to enjoy our visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helen S
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We came across this museum to get much needed shelter from a horrible storm, and we're so glad we did. The museum in informative, interesting, interactive and the staff were so friendly and welcoming. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RutherfordWelton
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

On a miserable Saturday afternoon the museum provided a welcome and fascinating respite from the rain. It’s quite small but they’ve managed to pack in tons of grizzly tales of the macabre. Would thoroughly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
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steve_michelle2004
4 January 2019|
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Response from damolition | Reviewed this property |
Probably a bit young. Bit gruesome in parts.
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Betheny C
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