historical society newhaven

Newhaven Historical Society

maritime museum brighton
23rd April 2014 
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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.

Access can often be allowed during Jan/Feb/Mar by contacting the secretary Tony Helyar 01273 515404.


Museum opening times:

April - October

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, BN99EA.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 3rd June 2014 - 7.00 for 7.30pm

An ABC of Sussex Churches - Kevin Gordon

Members - free entry

Guests welcome - 2.00 entry

Tuesday 7th October 2014 - The Secret Sussex Resistance (WW2)
Speaker: Stewart Angell

Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - Aspects of Sussex during the Great War
Speaker: Ian Everest

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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