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Sea food and history

Been visiting hastings now for a number of years sadly it's changed a bit with some homeless it's... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cliff R
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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A good historical museum

Wonderful display of historical fishing in and around Hastings. Good quality displays and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pentti H
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Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
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All reviews local fishing well worth a visit fishing industry full size free entry fishing history centre piece old church their lives local history small donation run by volunteers little gem donation box interesting place interesting exhibits fishing boats
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been visiting hastings now for a number of years sadly it's changed a bit with some homeless it's sad to see but that's a daily scene every where. The sea food upto 30 percent cheaper than the shops and fresher is a treasure crab lobster...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cliff R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful display of historical fishing in and around Hastings. Good quality displays and photographs. Nice shop.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pentti H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Based at an old church which is very appropriate with strong links between the sea and church. Hastings has been a fishing town as long as people walked the earth. Fish is good food and costs nothing . Except the boats nets storage sailors wages...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 12 December 2018

It may be small but it is packed with fascinating artefacts and information about the fishing industry in Hastings and the people who were a part of it - many of them real characters. The building itself is a small converted chapel that now contains...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mgh1954
Reviewed 22 November 2018

No matter how many times I visit there is always something I hadn't seen before although I visit a lot

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bigbobsbus
Reviewed 7 November 2018

intresting place to look around see the history of the old town and the fishermen very good place to go and look around and just pay a donation

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ctill69
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Museum is very small, however rather informative, with plenty of display items, old photos and fishing boat you can climb onto. We were out in about 15 minutes, worth the visit if you are close by. Also you can ride a miniature steam engine train...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in here today as part of our stroll round the Stade. So much in such a small space. Loved the half boat cottage outside that was open too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 27 October 2018

What a little gem, and I do mean little but don't let that put you off. There is so much of interest displayed in this small space. First of all, it is free (although apparently they rely on donations for its upkeep), so if you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 92BruceC
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Wandered in here out of interest while killing some time before catching a train. Some very interesting artifacts and video footage. You can actually board the vessel they have housed within the museum. Not a huge place but definitely worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from SIMON R | Reviewed this property |
sorry I dont know-phone museum to check.
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Response from O7123OPgaryc | Reviewed this property |
hi. it will tight but you can get round only downside is I don't think you will be able to get up onto the boat that's inside the building.