Newhaven Fort

Newhaven Fort
Fort Road
East Sussex




01273 517 622


01273 512 059

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Newhaven Fort
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Newhaven Fort is an award winning attraction and a fine example of an English fortification, Newhaven Fort has the sights and sounds of the past, offering a truly unforgettable day out for the whole family.

Newhaven Fort's on-site military museum demonstates its role through the First and Second World Wars, offering exciting glimpses into England's dramatic wartime past.

Offering a warm welcome and a day out with a difference, a visit to Newhaven Fort is not to be missed!

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site, Castle or defences

Opening hours

1st March - 3rd November
March - September 10.30am - 6.00pm (last admission 5.00pm)
October & November 10.30am - 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm

Closed November 4th - February 28th

Admission charges

Adult: £6.00
Senior/Concession: £5.00
Child: £4.00
Family: £18.70
Disabled Rate: £3.25
Group rates available

Additional info

Searchlight Cafe open 11.30am-4.00pm Lunch served from 11.30am-2.30pm.

Collection details

Weapons and War

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Newhaven Remembers World War I

  • 16 May 2014 6-9pm

An evening of short talks and displays designed to help people learn about the heritage on their doorstep. Learn about what was happening in Newhaven and the surrounding areas during WW1 and see what's happening locally to commemorate the centenary. There's also the opportunity to bring any family artefacts/stories to the Fort to add to our own exhibitions.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Admission is free between 6pm and 9pm. Normal admission charges apply during the day.