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Shipwreck Museum

Closes in 7 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Happened upon the museum by chance late on a Sunday afternoon. Thankfully it was still open and we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today by chance. This is a great museum, with lots of local history. The volunteers were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Braunton, United Kingdom
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Shipwreck Heritage Centre Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
+44 1424 437452
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Happened upon the museum by chance late on a Sunday afternoon. Thankfully it was still open and we had a lovely wander around. A very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable chap gave us lots of interesting information and the children really enjoyed the visit. Would thoroughly...More

Thank Chichigana
ShipwreckMuseum, Trustee at Shipwreck Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chichigana, Thank you for mentioning our museum. We are glad that your children enjoyed their visit and hope you will come again. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today by chance. This is a great museum, with lots of local history. The volunteers were excellent and informative, but not in your face. There are lots of things for kids to do as well. Had a great visit and a donation is all...More

Thank KarlN718
ShipwreckMuseum, Trustee at Shipwreck Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karl, Thank you for mentioning our museum and the efforts of our volunteers. We are glad you had a good visit and that the children enjoyed themselves. We hope to see you again. Best regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting and had a lot of information about the local wrecks. Has a couple of exhibits where you can try different tasks that would have been found on the ships. Also has a couple of activities for children.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great little museum, items very well displayed, interesting artefacts from wrecks. Amazing crates of weapons welded together and well preserved. Very interesting and enthusiastic staff. We were pushed for time due to lack of parking for our camper van so we didn’t read everything...More

Thank alienaylings
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I would have given 5stars but have reserved that for larger places. This is a very interesting place on shipwrecks in Hastings. It's interactive and suitable for young and old. I would recommend it, especially as there is no cost, though I would advise giving...More

Thank chrissT8030TW
Reviewed 25 September 2018

It's very interesting to anyone who knows or would like to learn something about the sea and the mysteries it has. Very friendly and helpful staff who can tell you a lot. There are a lot of things you can touch and try making things.

Thank Tatiana K
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Quite a small and limited museum with some interesting exhibits, the main ones being from the wreck of the Amsterdam. Well worth a visit but don't expect to be long, probably an hour sees it all, Free entry but you would be mean not to...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Small but Informative displays that highlight what's under the waves. A commendable effort from the volunteers that run it.

Thank 325seang
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Loved it here, really friendly informative staff who obviously had a passion for what they do with advice on the area, really interesting, nicely set out with activities for children that we enjoyed! Buy something from the shop at the end, it’s how they survive!...More

Thank Dena C
Reviewed 11 September 2018

An interesting museum the volunteers were very interesting telling us about the primrose and other interesting exhibits the museum is free and well worth a visit.

Thank roscwmbran
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Jean B
12 August 2018|
Response from ShipwreckMuseum | Property representative |
Yes, we are a dog-friendly museum and look forward to seeing you here.
Iris F
30 August 2015|
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Response from ShipwreckMuseum | Property representative |
Hi unfortunately not as we do not have the space for a cafe. However we have big plans for an education wing which will include a cafe and toilet facilities. Thanks for your interest. Hope you still come as there is a... More