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The True CRIME Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Different

Don't be put off by the entrance, it's ok when you get inside. Worth a visit if you are interested... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Claredt2018
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London, United Kingdom
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Really interesting

My partner and I found this place really interesting unfornatuvevand good fun would recommend... read more

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Sean K
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  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
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"A SHOCKING new attraction for everyone fascinated by the dark world of CRIME" HASTINGS NEWEST ATTRACTION - Set in 3000sq/ft of SEAFRONT CAVES! Open Daily 10am - 5pm Suitable for all ages, Wheelchair accessible, Dog friendly See website for further...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Palace Avenue Arcade White Rock | White Rock, Hastings TN34 1JP, England
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+44 1424 420115
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 November 2014

After seeing this pop up on Facebook me, the wife, and our 22 year old daughter thought we would treat ourselves to a spot of lunch and visit the museum. We were welcomed when we went in with a smile and a friendly face. Being...More

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TrueCRIMEMuseum, Manager at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2015

Hello Slos40, We're glad to hear you had an enjoyable visit, and thank you very much for taking the time out to review us. The caves are an interesting setting, and not without their challenges as I'm sure your friend has told you! (: We've...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

Sounded like a great attraction...but it's a poor effort to be honest. I was expecting glass cases containing artifacts or relics connected to crimes, you know....like a "museum"....not glass cabinets containing sheets of paper telling you about the crimes and examples of weapons that have...More

9  Thank Spencer W
TrueCRIMEMuseum, Manager at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2014

Hi Spencer W, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. Sorry to hear that you found the museum didn't live up to your high expectations. The museum contains what we hope is an exciting mix of displays, a chilling film...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

My partner and I found this place really interesting unfornatuvevand good fun would recommend giving it a go

Thank Sean K
Reviewed yesterday

Brilliant museum, very informative and the chill in the air added to the atmosphere! Lots to see and read, some were shocking.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here when it opened and revisited today a few years later and am pleased to say that it is still amazing with more exhibits and a film room. My two nieces loved it, they are aged 12 and 13. It can be a...More

Thank DIablo2705
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit! Fascinating exhibits, together with interesting details of crimes both historic & recent.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this museum today 1st Nov as a carer of a disabled adult and my son who's 12 they loved it and I was impressed too it's just all fascinating stuff and they learnt alot. My son was interested as hes been learning about...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a place!! Literally from start to finish we were made to feel very welcome! All the staff were incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about their topic. We were a group and decided to book the Curator Tour with Joel- we were not disappointed! Joel told...More

Thank Wanderlusters15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum and it cost me £24. I read that it can take an hour to visit. I was in there 20 mins and looked at everything. I was disappointed with it as it was so short. There wasn’t enough gore or blood and...More

Thank S1978h
thetruecrimemuseum, Manager at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello S1978h, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We find that most of our customers are in the Museum for a minimum of 1 hour due to the amount of information with our exhibits, as well as our 15 minute film. The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s different which is a positive, and only 7.50£ to get in, Hardly day light robbery. It’s a fun hour with some interesting bits and bobs. we liked the electric chair

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent over an hour at this quirky museum - lots of interesting artefacts, interactive displays for younger visitors, but what really cranked up the rating given was the exceptionally welcoming front of house staff. Nothing was too much trouble for them - we asked...More

Thank Jax T
thetruecrimemuseum, Manager at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your feedback and very kind recommendation. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the Museum - it was our pleasure to be able to help you enjoy your visit to Hastings! We hope you had a great time at the 1066...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Don't be put off by the entrance, it's ok when you get inside. Worth a visit if you are interested in this sort of thing, but if not and you get creeped out easily it's probably better to avoid it. I enjoyed it but I'm...More

1  Thank Claredt2018
thetruecrimemuseum, Manager at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your feedback and recommendation. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the Museum! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The True CRIME Museum Team :)

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Betheny C
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Response from zombie_nurse | Reviewed this property |
its about £8
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28 January 2018|
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Response from thetruecrimemuseum | Property representative |
Hello Koragg_Knightwolf, Thank you for your question. The entire Museum is housed in caves on the same level as the seafront pavement entrance. We are wheelchair accessible throughout and have accomodated many varieties... More
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