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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
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Recent Reviews:

  • John P
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    lovely little but interesting museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 14th June 2019
    Saw this lovely museum as we were walking by and thought we would call in. I'm so glad i did and could off stayed there talking all day. there was an elderly gentleman who was a delight to talk to... Read full review
  • Simon M
    Fantastic Local Museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
    Has a wide range of local artifacts, and the staff are always very knowledgeable, the area was apparently the original Black Country from AD53 to AD 1790 when coal was found in the Midlands. Large... Read full review
  • 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

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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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