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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    Recent Reviews:

    • Caroline B
      Chichester, United Kingdom
      Good Local History
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 17th June 2021
      The Museum is very interesting with it's 1066 exhibition including 'Battle of Hastings' axe and Roman finds from Beauport Park. Free admission. The Almondry gardens were closed for a while because of... Read full review
    • wingate
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Small but interesting
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 24th June 2021
      Set back from the main road this is a museum which naturally concentrates on the Battle of Hastings.No artefacts but a thorough explanation of the battle.Worth a visit Read full review
    • captainblackmore
      Leicester, United Kingdom
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      Free and friendly!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 13th July 2021
      Had a wonderful 40 mins here in the small but well filled museum. Bearing in mind the charges at Battle Abbey, we learned so much about the battle and local area throughout history. Really... Read full review

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