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.

About

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!

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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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  • Travelers Choice 2021
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Recent Reviews:

  • Vampirebite2
    Lincoln, United Kingdom
    Enjoyable experience
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 11th September 2021
    Interesting place to visit, yes it’s small but still worth a look, can take 1-2 hrs, we sat and watched the video clips of murderers speaking their own word which was equally interesting. We had fun... Read full review
  • ruthnP2928CN
    Brilliant
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th September 2021
    Really enjoyed our visit, good value for money, very interesting. We spent a food couple of hours there are detailed and informative explanations for every exhibit. Read full review
  • Zeusscott
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Unique, thrilling museum.
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th September 2021
    Fantastic museum, lots of information in a really interesting cave setting. The employees were friendly, the different areas flowed really well and the information was well written. Wish there was... 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: http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/hastings/

 

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

Facilities

Accessibility

  • 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)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* Please allow approximately one hour for your visit.
Closed over Christmas and New Year.

Special Offers

  • Save £2 on admission. Full details here: www.towncitycards.com

    More offers like this - 1066 Discount Card

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Events

Monday, 25th October 2021 - Monday, 1st November 2021

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Friday, 29th October 2021 - Saturday, 30th October 2021

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Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2020 Tourism South East Member 2020 2020
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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