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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


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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  • 630alisonj
    Trip Type:
    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
  • SonjaM690
    Herne Bay, United Kingdom
    Passing by
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 23rd August 2019
    We were told about the museum while looking a a local clothes shop - the staff/volunteers were really friendly and very knowledgable in both the local history as well as surrounding areas Most... Read full review
  • chrisbH2241WA
    Wirral, United Kingdom
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    Free museum with so much to see.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th September 2019
    We had already visited Battle Abbey when we spotted this museum, which is run by volunteers. I’m so glad we went in. The volunteer who spoke to us, showing us details of the Bayeux Tapestry was so... Read full review

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Opening Times

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

* Open selected Sundays 12.00 - 15.00

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