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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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    71
  • Very Good
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Recent Reviews:

  • JasonMux1969
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Pass by at your peril.
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st September 2019
    This is a great little museum. It gives a very good history of the town from the Norman conquest onwards. In addition to this they have the only battle-axe from the battle. Read full review
  • 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

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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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