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Shipwreck Museum

Shipwreck Heritage Centre Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
+44 1424 437452
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Great museum

There is loads to see, and easy to navigate round. It’s run by volunteers who are very knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taniabellamia
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Worth a Visit

What a gem! Well laid out and informative. Congratulations to all concerned. Thoroughly enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vanya C
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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“gift shop” (24 reviews)
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Shipwreck Heritage Centre Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
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"free entry"
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"gift shop"
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"maritime history"
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"donation box"
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"interesting stories"
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"little gem"
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"small shop"
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"all ages"
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"interesting place"
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"great place to visit"
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"fishing huts"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is loads to see, and easy to navigate round. It’s run by volunteers who are very knowledgable and helpful. It is free, but donations are always gratefully received. Loads of parking nearby, but you have to pay.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gem! Well laid out and informative. Congratulations to all concerned. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit, and learnt a lot!

Thank Vanya C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant little museum. Staff (volunteers?) really friendly and enthusiastic.Variety of exhibits of all ages from roman upwards including a piece of the first century London Bridge! Would recommend and worth a donation.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read about this museum on TripAdvisor from other reviewers and knew we were visiting Hastings today so I knew I wanted to visit. Entry was free but I made a donation which I believe is the right thing to do. I arrived promptly at...More

Thank Bryan G
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ShipwreckMuseum, Trustee at Shipwreck Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bryan G, thank you for taking the trouble to leave a review. We are glad you found the museum interesting and we thank you, too, for the donation. It helps keep us going.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If in Hastings, definitely worth a visit, free admission very informative, located at end of the town near the fishing huts. Gift shop as well

Thank Robert B
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ShipwreckMuseum, Trustee at Shipwreck Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Robert, for taking the time to post your comment on TA. We are glad you found your visit informative and worthwhile. Hope to see you again sometime. Meanwhile, please tell your friends about us.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little museum which is free to enter. Its well laid out and informative. Its down amongst the fishnet huts and there are little stalls selling fish as fresh as you can get, direct off the boats! There is also the Hastings Lifeboat station which...More

Thank Arabianmagic
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Lots of interesting exhibits and plenty of information about ships lost of the Sussex coast. Tucked away in the old town its very easy to miss. We found it by chance walking to the end by the aquarium. Free to enter but you can leave...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

It is free to go in and around, so you don't have an excuse not to! Very informative and interesting to look around at some of the history lost off the Sussex coast. If i am back in town i would look around again

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ShipwreckMuseum, Trustees at Shipwreck Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you, Euromat. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

A great free museum to while away an hour while in Hastings. It's fascinating seeing all the items that have been rescued, knowing they were once in use by people who have long since died.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Quite small but free. Took about twenty minutes to look round with preschoolers. An excellent member of staff came to show my daughter the shark poo and teach her to tie a knot. He really made the visit special as she had previously been a...More

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ShipwreckMuseum, Manager at Shipwreck Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi, We are glad you found our museum interesting and special. That is our aim. Thank you for leaving a donation; we appreciate it. Best regards. A trustee.

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Iris F
31 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
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