Battle Museum of Local History

The Almonry, High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0HW

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Battle Museum of Local History


The Museum has a collection covering 125 million years of history in Battle and the surrounding area. The fascinating displays include dinosaur footprints,  artefacts from the Roman Bathhouse at Beauport Park, a Saxon battle-axe believed to be a unique relic of the famous Battle of Hastings (featured on Time Team),  the World’s oldest effigy of Guy Fawkes and the story of the Battle Gunpowder industry, as well as cases on the World Wars of the 20th Century.  Each year there is new special exhibition.  To learn more, please visit the website.



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  • fourdayholiday
    Everything a museum should be!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 8th October 2019
    Lovely little museum, friendly and knowledgeable staff, full of interesting objects and information on the Battle of Hastings, local world war history and the gunpowder trade. Read full review
  • Lymarsl
    United Kingdom
    Very interesting
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 11th October 2019
    Very helpful and informative staff, lots to see and we’ll laid out. Free to enter. Well worth a visit if your walking around Battle. Read full review
  • Allison76N
    Mumbai, India
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    Super visit- friendly & delightful
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 27th October 2020
    We were SO welcomed to this gorgeous little museum, with kind ladies pointing out interesting aspects as well as answering our questions. We were fascinated by the range of items in this small... Read full review

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