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Battle Museum of Local History

Battle Museum of Local History near Hastings, East Sussex

Battle Museum of Local History
The Almonry
High Street
Battle
East Sussex
TN33 0EA
01424 775 955
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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.


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What's On in Hastings?

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Friday 21st June for 2 days
    Location: Three Oaks

    Open Air Shakespeare performed in grounds of 16thC farm house. Half House Farm, Butchers Lane, Three Oaks, TN35 4NE. Bring ... more

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Sunday 23rd June
    Location: Three Oaks

    Open Air Shakespeare performed in grounds of 16thC farm house. Half House Farm, Butchers Lane, Three Oaks, TN35 4NE. Bring ... more

  • Splash Point Jazz

    Wednesday 26th June
    Location: Battle

    Neal Richardson (Piano & vocal) & Guest Jeff Williams on trombone / vox along with a special food theme. ... more

  • Knights Tournament at Battle Abbey

    Saturday 13th July for 2 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Battle

    Go back in time and get closer to the action as rival knights compete in the ultimate test of strength ... more

  • Knights Tournament at Battle Abbey

    Saturday 13th July for 2 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Battle

    Go back in time and get closer to the action as rival knights compete in the ultimate test of strength ... more

  • Secrets of The True CRIME Museum

    Saturday 20th July @ 7:00pm
    Location: Hastings

    The caves of The True CRIME Museum house the darkest and most fascinating exhibits in the annals of CRIME. Join ... more

  • A Case of Death

    Saturday 28th September @ 7:00pm
    Location: Hastings

    An intriguing MYSTERY night…The True CRIME Museum proudly presents a Murder Mystery to sort the Miss Marples from the Inspector ... more

  • Battle of Hastings 2019

    Saturday 12th October for 2 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Battle

    Hear the clash of sword on shield and feel the thunder of galloping hooves, as over 600 warriors clash in ... more

  • Halloween Hacker

    Saturday 26th October for 9 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Hastings

    A mass murder has taken place… a serial killer is on the loose! Search the museum for evidence. Identify the ... more

  • Craft Fayre

    Sunday 27th October @ 11:00am
    Location: Icklesham

    Craft Fayre at Icklesham Village Hall, Workhouse Lane, Icklesham, TN36 4BJ on Sunday 27 October 2019 from 11.00 am to ... more

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