Newhaven Fort

Newhaven Fort
Fort Road
East Sussex




01273 517 622

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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

Newhaven Fort will be open every day of the week in 2015 from 1st March to 31st October. We open from 10.30am - 6pm from March to September, with last admission at 5pm. In October the Fort will be open from 10.30am to 5pm, last admission at 4pm. Dogs welcome on a lead.

Admission charges

Adult £6.50
Senior £5.40
Student £5.00
Child £4.30
Family (2 Adults & 2/3 Children) £19.50
Disabled Adult £3.50
Disabled Child £1.00
Carer £2.00

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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Home Fires: A haunting story of love and loss during the Great War

  • 18 — 21 March 2015

Newhaven, September 1914. When Clara’s husband Joe is called away to serve, they both believe he will be back in time for Christmas. But things are no longer as they were, and society is changing – there’s a strike in the soldiers’ training camp in Seaford and in France, inexplicably, the British army seems to be losing. By November, as the generals frantically call up volunteers to send to the Front, Clara clings to the old ways, but around her, everything is crumbling…


Tickets are free but must be booked in advance from Newhaven Fort Box Office: 01273 517622 or email