Newhaven Historical Society

Home. Seaplane base

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 re-opens on 4th April, 2017

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 11.00am - 4.00pm

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 6th June 2017 - 7.00 for 7.30pm


Quirky Sussex. Speaker Kevin Gordon

Well-known local historian Kevin Gordon has uncovered some unusual aspects of the county and about some quirky Sussex people. Although there is plenty of historic quirkiness, there are also some modern oddities - from dire warnings of drunkenness, taxidermy and bikes with five wheels


Members - free entry
Guests welcome - £2.00 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 ahelyar@tiscali.co.uk


Newhaven Museum, near Brighton, East Sussex, UK


Visit our Facebook Site

click
©2017 Newhaven Historical Society — powered by PHDi Websites
Cookies are set by this site. To decline them or find out more visit our cookie page