Newhaven Historical Society

King George

Newhaven Museum
near Brighton, East Sussex


Newhaven Historical Society own and manage the Newhaven Museum which is located at Paradise Park in Newhaven, East Sussex – within easy reach of Brighton and Eastbourne. The museum houses a diverse collection of photographs and artifacts relating to local heritage and the maritime history of Newhaven and the surrounding area.

The Society was founded by four local history enthusiasts and collectors, including our Honorary Curator, Peter Bailey MBE. The Newhaven Museum first opened in 1971 in a small rented room adjoining the old Pilot's House on Newhaven's West Quay and expanded to its current location in 1996.

Museum opening times:

November 2014: Saturday and Sunday 2.00pm - 5.00pm.
Closed December - February
March 2015: Saturday and Sunday 2.00pm - 5.00pm.
April - October 2015: Weekdays (not Monday) 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays 2.00pm - 5.00pm


An annual programme of interesting talks and events take place at the Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road, Newhaven, BN9 9EA.These are frequently of interest to anyone researching family history and the life and times of their family in Newhaven and East Sussex.

Next Event: Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - 7.00 for 7.30pm




Members - free entry
Guests welcome - £2.00 entry

Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - Newhaven's First World War
Speaker:Jenny Flood

Local History Speakers - The society is always pleased to have information from speakers who can give a talk for about an hour on subjects including Newhaven, Maritime History, Family History, Social History, Brighton, Eastbourne and East Sussex in general. Please contact the secretary with details.
Newhaven (01273) 515404 ahelyar@tiscali.co.uk


Newhaven Museum, near Brighton, East Sussex, UK


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