Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
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Hastings Museum & Art Gallery has extremely rich and varied collections, with artefacts from prehistory to the present day and from every continent. Its collections include local history & archives, fossils & natural history, fine & decorative arts, and world cultures, including significant Native North American collections. The most spectacular part of the Museum is the magnificent Durbar Hall, constructed for the 1886 Colonial & Indian Exhibition.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

April to October
Tues - Sat 10.00-17.00
Sun 12.00-17.00
November - March
Tues - Sat 10.00-16.00
Sun 12.00-16.00

Admission charges

Free

Getting there

Road: The nearest major road is the A21. Hastings Museum and Art Gallery is off the A21, opposite Falaise Road. The museum is also accessible via the A259 (the seafront). Turn onto Schwerte (opposite Hastings pier), turn right onto White Rock Road. Follow the road and turn left onto Cambridge Road/Bohemia Road.

Bus: Hastings Museum & Art Gallery is easily accessible on the bus. The 24, 99, 100, 101, 304, 305 and 349 all stop at the Summerfields Leisure Centre bus stop (the closest stop to the Museum).

Train: Hastings Train Station is the closest station to the museum. Many of the above buses can be taken from the station. Alternatively, walk out of station approach, turn right onto Cornwallis Terrace. Keep straight onto Conrwallis Gardens. Keep straight onto Holmesdale Gardens. Keep straight onto Redmayne Drive. Turn right onto Ellis Close. The museum grounds are accessible via a pedestrian pathway. Duration of walk is approximately 7 minutes.

Additional info

Staff are currently undertaking an urgent storage project and are therefore unable to provide public research access to stored collections until October 2018 at the earliest. The Local Studies Room will also remain closed during this period.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Maritime, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War, World Cultures

Getting there

Road: The nearest major road is the A21. Hastings Museum and Art Gallery is off the A21, opposite Falaise Road. The museum is also accessible via the A259 (the seafront). Turn onto Schwerte (opposite Hastings pier), turn right onto White Rock Road. Follow the road and turn left onto Cambridge Road/Bohemia Road.

Bus: Hastings Museum & Art Gallery is easily accessible on the bus. The 24, 99, 100, 101, 304, 305 and 349 all stop at the Summerfields Leisure Centre bus stop (the closest stop to the Museum).

Train: Hastings Train Station is the closest station to the museum. Many of the above buses can be taken from the station. Alternatively, walk out of station approach, turn right onto Cornwallis Terrace. Keep straight onto Conrwallis Gardens. Keep straight onto Holmesdale Gardens. Keep straight onto Redmayne Drive. Turn right onto Ellis Close. The museum grounds are accessible via a pedestrian pathway. Duration of walk is approximately 7 minutes.

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
Johns Place
Bohemia Road
Hastings
East Sussex
TN34 1ET
England

Website

http://www.hmag.org.uk

E-mail

museum@hastings.gov.uk

Telephone

01424 451052

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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