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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 artefacts relating to local heritage and the maritime history of Newhaven and the surrounding area.

Newhaven Museum:

OPEN: 5th April - 29th October 2022

Tuesday, Wednesdays, Friday and Saturday - 11.00am until 4.00pm (until 29th October)

Adult Admission £3.00 (accompanied children free of charge)

For further info about opening times please telephone Will Pilfold : 07831900130

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 4th October 2022 at 7.30pm

Peacehaven and Telscombe - how they really started

Over the years, a number of stories have arisen about how the towns of Peacehaven and Telscombe came into existence. Whilst studying for his Master's in history, Stanley Barnard found out that history was not always as previously told. His talk will explain the fascinating story of these two settlements.

Guests welcome: Entrance £5.00

Venue: Hillcrest Centre, Bay Vue Road, Newhaven BN99LH

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 Museum, near Brighton, East Sussex, UK

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