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Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

Johns Place, Bohemia Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1ET

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Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

About

Visit Hastings’ family-friendly and diverse Museum and Art Gallery for an exploration of art, heritage and history from around the world.

The fascinating Before Hastings and the Story of Hastings in 66 Objects galleries recount the history of the area from prehistory to the Saxons and from 1066 to today.

Discover the local wildlife that you can spot in our town and countryside today and bring yourself face to face with the dinosaurs of the dinosaurs and fossils gallery.

Explore the lives of the Native North Americans from the Plains and Sub-Arctic areas before visiting Grey Owl, the Hastings-born Canadian conservationist, linking the world of the Native Americans back to our local area.

The beautiful ceramics gallery and exciting regular temporary exhibitions in the art gallery will captivate lovers of both historical and contemporary art.

The spectacular Durbar Hall, built for the Indian and Colonial exhibition of 1886, displays a magnificent collection of culture from India, the Far East and Australasia. The adjoining gallery explores the Brassey family who collected the amazing artefacts that make up the Durbar Hall.

Visit Hastings Museum and Art Gallery’s website at http://www.hmag.org.uk/ to find out more.

 

 

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    112
  • Very Good
    48
  • Average
    10
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Sue P
    London, United Kingdom
    What a nice surprise
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 27th October 2019
    A really interesting museum and art gallery (we spotted the Turner). Such an interesting and diverse collection, from Hastings -- both seaside and historical, as well as an interesting Indian... Read full review
  • Phil E
    Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Interesting place and free too
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 28th October 2019
    Plenty to see and packed with local history. The kids enjoyed all the interactive displays. We spent a good couple of hours here looking around. There was a lot more to see than expected. We visited... Read full review
  • SarahLeyb
    Hastings, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Brilliant for children!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd November 2019
    We ( myself, my sister and nieces (3 and 5) visited on a rainy half term day. It was our first ever visit and we were thoroughly impressed. The museum is beautifully laid out with areas including... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A21. Off the A21 opposite Falaise Road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Hastings. Turn left at end of Station Approach, then 2nd left into Priory Street. Turn right at end of Priory Street into Cambridge Road. Museum is located on the right at the top of the hill where Cambridge Road becomes Bohemia Road.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 01:30
  • Euros accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • Italian printed material

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Opening Times

Winter opening (1 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday12:00 - 16:00

* General Opening Text

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