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Battle Museum of Local History

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

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Battle Museum of Local History

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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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4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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    32
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Recent Reviews:

  • IanRC
    Kent
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A hidden gem that is well worth a visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 5th July 2019
    The museum is at the opposite end of the High Street to the Abbey so doesn't get the footfall it deserves. It is a small but perfectly organised museum that has true "local" feel and is a wonderful... Read full review
  • clh333
    Norwich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Interesting little free museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 30th July 2019
    We dropped in just out of interest after seeing that this place had free admission. And it really is free. 5/5 is awarded because it’s a really interesting little place with friendly helpful staff... Read full review
  • 630alisonj
    london
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Friendly, welcoming and lots to spot
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th August 2019
    I suspected that the Abbey might be too much for my two, but this museum was perfect. They have a lovely garden maintained by volunteers. The children were given a sheet by the local people who run... Read full review

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Opening Times

Open 2019 (30 Mar 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 16:30
SundayClosed

* Open selected Sundays 12.00 - 15.00

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