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Fantastic for free

What a fantastic little place to visit, and it's free. Donations box by the door, it's well worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rebecca W
via mobile

Worth the stop to check out the old fishing boats and learn about the history of the area. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Amanda C
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Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
+44 1424 461446
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All reviews local fishing well worth a visit full size fishing industry free entry fishing history centre piece past and present old church their lives local history little gem donation box run by volunteers on display interesting exhibits interesting place
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic little place to visit, and it's free. Donations box by the door, it's well worth a good donation. It's packed full of history. The kids really enjoyed it, and usually they groan when we say... Let's look in the museum! Give it...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth the stop to check out the old fishing boats and learn about the history of the area. Lots of information.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located on the beach in historical surrounding of old fisheries, this museum is a nice gem. Seems as driven by local history lovers it is really warm welcoming to visitors. And it is free of charge!

Thank peter k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great deal to absorb within this fab free fishermans museum. The photos and associated stories help to bring to life the trauma & the heroism of those involved with the fishing industry and how the 'Big Blue' should be respected . Although small the...More

Thank polartrek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting, lots of information, staff very good and helpful. Not really for very small children but our eight year old grandson enjoy it.

Thank Nina-wool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small museum and had it been bigger I would have given 5 stars. If you add the shipwreck museum (see my review) next door it makes it 4star. I don't think it is interesting to all especially children . Remember it's free so you...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice museum with a lot of information on the history of the town. The staff are friendly and ready to help.

Thank Tatiana K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting hour in this small but informative free museum down on the waterfront. Plenty of exhibits and local interest.

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely little museum that charts the history of fishing and Hastings as a fisherman's port. The dangers and hazards faced by men going to sea in all weathers in what looks to be quite flimsy craft, the heroism of rising to the flag when...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Situated inside an old chapel this lovely museum is worth a view even if not a keen seaperson.Lots of paintings and fishing items as u would expect but there is a fishing boat inside which u can go aboard and wander around-amazing idea!Any weather would...More

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25 September 2018|
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Response from SIMON R | Reviewed this property |
sorry I dont know-phone museum to check.
23 May 2017|
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Response from Gary C | 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.