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 and 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. The honorary curator is Tony Helyar.
Museum opening times :
Newhaven Museum will be re-opening to visitors on 3rd April 2018
For further info about opening times please telephone Tony Helyar : 01273 515404
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 5th December 2017 - 7.00 for 7.30pm
The Denton Murder of 1893. Speaker: Ian Everest
Newhaven Historical Society member, Ian Everest, has researched the sombre events surrounding the body of a woman found on the Sussex Downs by local farmer, Henry Webber, during April 1893. His talk about the murder will also be interspersed with a local history walk through South Heighton, Poverty Bottom, Norton, Bishopstone, Tidemills, Mount Pleasant and Denton.
Members - free entry
Guests welcome - £5.00 entry
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 email@example.com
Newhaven Museum, near Brighton, East Sussex, UK
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