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Fishing Museum

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Address: 201 Kings Road Arches | Lower Promenade, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
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+44 1273 723064
11:00 - 17:00
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A small and interesting museum telling the story of the local fishing industry. It is well worth popping in and spending some time understanding the industry and the impact on... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Paul S
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

this little museum is pleasant and a must it gives you a little bit of history on fishing the boats and what use to go on in the olden days swimming competitions aswell and its free

Thank deval33
London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A small and interesting museum telling the story of the local fishing industry. It is well worth popping in and spending some time understanding the industry and the impact on the local community. It costs nothing to visit, however donations are appreciated. There is one boat inside that you can view from an elevated platform and a number of boats... More 

Thank Paul S
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

For free you can't go wrong...very interesting and thought evoking...well worth a visit as things in there to interest all

Thank Tim I
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99 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

One beautifully preserved boat, some other bits and pieces, and a lot of black and white photographs on the walls. Worth dropping in from the beach to have a quick look round.

Thank myjlcr
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A lovely place to pop into when walking along the seafront. It's a reminder of how life used to be here, fascinating and touching. It's free and well worth exploring.

Thank 11London1111
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54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Very interesting local fishing museum, right on the beach. It's full of memorabilia and artefacts about the local fishing community but also about Brighton beach and its holiday makers since the 19th century. Quite fun and very instructive. A must if you want to understand Brighton's past and its future.

Thank ixou
Essex, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This small museum shows what fishing used to be like for the local area and houses various artifacts. Worth some of your time if you are passing and of course if you like fishing or have anything to do with fishing then a must for you. It is free to look around.

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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

With it being free one can not complain. But just because it's free doesn't mean it's good. There was a lot of stuff without signs and a few paintings had fallen over. But if you have some free time and your on the beach then pop down.

Thank Cristian R
Slough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

An interesting a quirky collection that feels as though it has been collated with great care. Well worth a visit.

Thank Freemsdreams
Brighton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Very good place to bring children for a brief but educational visit. Once finished there the beech is nearby.

Thank jimbob93983

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