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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:

The museum is now CLOSED until Tuesday  2nd April 2024 when it will re-open during the following hours,


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 2nd April 2024 @ 7.30pm

AGM followed by -  MUSEUM SHOWCASE    Speaker: Dr Jenny Flood

Following a fascinating presentation in 2022 when Jenny spoke about Newhaven in old photos, she now looks at some of the interesting and curious artefacts in the Newhaven Museum collection. With 1000’s of items to choose from, there’s plenty of scope to cover a wide range of topics related to Newhaven’s past. Why not come along and find out some more about the history on your doorstep!


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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