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 until 31st October 2018 :
OPEN; Tuesday, Wednesdays, Friday and Saturday - 11.00am until 4.00pm
Adult Admission £3.00 (accompanied children free of charge)
For further info about opening times please telephone Will Pilfold : 01273 517603
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 December 2018 - 7.00 for 7.30pm
The River Ouse – source to the sea
Speaker: Dr. Geoffrey Mead
The Ouse crosses four of the five main geographical regions of Sussex; rising in the High Weald and collecting subsidiary streams as it flows east and south across the Low Weald and through the rich Scarpfoot, until it carves a huge gorge through the South Downs twice, before entering the Channel. This talk looks at the geology and geography, social and economic history of the Ouse basin.
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) 517603 [email protected]
Newhaven Museum, near Brighton, East Sussex, UK
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