The True CRIME Museum

Palace Avenue Arcade, White Rock, Hastings Seafront, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1JP

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A close up photograph of a human skull, at side profile. The True Crime Museum logo is in the top right of the image.


The True CRIME Museum is a SHOCKING attraction for everyone fascinated by the dark world of crime. Set in 3,000 square feet of seafront caves, it is the largest collection of crime memorabilia in the UK and open daily from 10am – 5pm. The perfect day out for your criminal gang!

The museum will be open until 8pm on Friday and Saturday nights until the end of August.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£9.50 per ticket
Child - 5-16 years£7.50 per ticket
Family - 2 Adults, 2 children£28.00 per ticket
Senior/Student with ID£8.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Wander57672680811
      Brighton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Short but scary
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 21st July 2021
      Museum set in a small cave was quite creepy but didn't take long to go round. Had some frightful things not for the lighthearted Read full review
    • Steve O
      South Of England
      Worth a visit.
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 23rd July 2021
      We visited here in July 2021, I can say we enjoyed our visit, many exhibits to be seen and very interesting to read about the exhibits, be prepared for a lot of reading. Read full review
    • Cyberwho
      Trip Type:
      Interesting little museum
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 24th July 2021
      We visited whilst in the area on holiday. It was good to find somewhere dog friendly which made our day out easier. The museum is quirky and quite compact. But it does have some great exhibits and... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    The True CRIME Museum is located on Hastings Seafront TN34 1JP almost opposite the pier.

    Nearby parking:

    On Street Pay Machines – White Rock Road, TN34 1JP (1 min walk to museum)

    Underground Pier Car Park - White Rock Road, TN34 1JU (1 min walk to museum)

    St Margaret's Road Car Park -TN37 6DB (5 min walk to museum)

    Carlisle Parade Underground Car Park - TN34 1JH (5 min walk to museum)

    Priory Meadow Shopping Centre - South Terrace, TN34 1PH (10 min walk to museum)

    Pelham Place Seafront Car Park -TN34 3AE (10 min walk to museum)

    For further information on car park locations and costs go to:


    Falaise Road Coach park is a 5 minute walk from The True CRIME Museum

    Hastings Train Station is 5 minute walk from The True CRIME Museum

    Call 01424 420 115 for further directions or information



    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

    COVID-19 Response

    • 1m distancing in place
    • 2m distancing in place - 2m in most places, but 1m in narrower areas of the caves.
    • Capacity limit
    • Clear signage
    • Contactless payment possible
    • COVID-19 measures in place
    • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
    • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
    • COVID-19 staff training completed
    • Face masks required for staff in public areas
    • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
    • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
    • Hygiene screens in place
    • One way system
    • Open now
    • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
    • Queuing system
    • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
    • Socially distanced spaced seating
    • Staff required to regularly wash hands

    Establishment Features

    • Dogs Accepted - On short lead
    • Event Venue - For hire

    Payment Methods

    • Approx length of visit - One hour
    • Groups Accepted

    Provider Preferences

    • In town/city centre
    • Indoor Attraction

    Travel & Trade

    • Group discounts available

    Opening Times

    Opening hours 2021 (2 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

    * Open until 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays from 24th July - 28th August 2021 (except Saturday 31st July).
    Please allow approximately one hour for your visit.
    Closed over Christmas and New Year.

    Special Offers

    • Save £2 on admission. Full details here:

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