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The True CRIME Museum

Palace Avenue Arcade White Rock | White Rock, Hastings TN34 1JP, England
+44 1424 420115
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Def worth a visit!!

Great price for such an interesting attraction, small but so much to see and read, you can easily... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jochewitt
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London, United Kingdom
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Interesting

This would not be for everyone and not really for children.We found it really interesting and it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane J
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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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 details and FAQs A chilling, yet fascinating insight into the world of Serial Killers, Forensics, Gangsters, Prisoners, Poisoners and more! See a genuine lethal injection deathbed, the ACTUAL acid containers used by John George Haigh to dissove his victims. GUESS the crimes and the celebrities from their police mugshots, then enter the CINEMA CAVE where infamous murderers describe their hideous deeds!
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great price for such an interesting attraction, small but so much to see and read, you can easily spend over an hour here, with so much information! Not for young kids, but if crime and history is an interest to you then this shouldn’t be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This would not be for everyone and not really for children.We found it really interesting and it was fun to take our "mug shot" pics and take our finger prints. Interesting facts and displays and it's chilling to hear serial killers speaking.Set in caves which...More

Thank Diane J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not really for young kids as there is a lot to read, but for anyone interested in crime of all sorts, dog fighting, poisoning, crude weapons made in prisons, gangsters, serial killers, etc it is very good. Reasonably priced but loads to see and red

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum based in the caves in Hastings and although it’s quite small it’s still worth the visit. There’s plenty to read and see and it’s very informative.. the electric chair and the stretcher bed for the lethal injection bring home how frightening...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

quite a small museum but think they have tried really hard its intersting and has some really good information on serial killers, enjoyed it so did my mother

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been meaning to go for a while and finally got round to it .... It is really good and well worth the 7.50 to get it ... lot's to see and read , have your finger prints taken sit in the electric chair listen to...More

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

Hello Amanda W, We're pleased you made it along, and that you found your visit experience to be good value for the entry price. Thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback for others so that they know what to expect. It was very...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit good price for what you get. Really interesting if your into that kind of thing. Lots of things to look at and read about spent about an hour in there.More

Thank Stacey-marie J
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thetruecrimemuseum, Manager at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Stacey-marie J, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at The True CRIME Museum. We're so pleased that you found it interesting and found your visit to be good value for money too. We hope to welcome you back again...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Being a crime and horror fan this spiked my interest as something different but didn’t know what to expect. Some interesting items mixed with some not so much but overall definitely worth a visit, the film of the killers was spooky but fascinating at the...More

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thetruecrimemuseum, Manager at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello thecakefreaks, Thank you for recommending a visit of The True CRIME Museum to others, we're delighted to hear that you had a good experience. Our shop is taking a step forward this summer, after some much needed roof improvements we can finally begin expanding...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We were staying locally and fancied trying this Museum for the first time. It's very easy to find and plenty of local parking spaces, the staff at reception were very friendly and the entry fee of £7.50 we felt was fair for the museum. You...More

Thank Stacy L
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thetruecrimemuseum, Manager at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Stacey L, Thank you for a fantastic review of your visit. It's wonderful that you mention our popular 'Hall of Shame' mug shot competiton, head over to our Facebook/Twitter pages to vote for May's winner now! It's always good to know if you were...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Informative and unusual, no nightmares yet! The crime lab needed a bit of mending and there are parts of the museum that are clearly a work in progress but really glad we went.More

Thank petermel2016
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thetruecrimemuseum, Manager at The True CRIME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello petermel2016, Thanks for your review, it's certainly a quirky and unusual attraction we have here! Thank you for pointing out the displays in progress, of course from time to time our exhibits can be out for repair, development or maintenance, we always welcome you...More

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Koragg_Knightwolf
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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rachey6464
24 May 2017|
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Response from thetruecrimemuseum | Property representative |
Hi Rachel, Thanks for your question! We are indeed wheelchair accessible. There will be a few bumps here and there due to the original cave flooring. It is well lit for the atmosphere we have created here - so you will be... More
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