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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 5th December 2023 at 7.30pm

Denton and Mount Pleasant - Past Life and Times

Speaker: Ian Everest

After looking at South Heighton and Bishopstone in past talks at the Hillcrest Centre, Ian turns his attention to Denton and Mount Pleasant. In his fully illustrated talk he'll look at some of the less well-known aspects of this area using old photographs, maps and newspaper articles. Ian also likes to focus on the people that once lived in the area , so expect some interesting personal stories during his presentation.

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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