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Eastbourne Lifeboat Museum

King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne BN21 4BY, England
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Interesting items to view and also to buy.

We visit this museum every time we come to Eastbourne and they always have something interesting... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Maggie J
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Ingatestone, United Kingdom
A part of history

Received a warm welcome from the gentlemen in the museum. They were glad to give us a brief history... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Pam2706
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne BN21 4BY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We visit this museum every time we come to Eastbourne and they always have something interesting. Each year I buy the following year's family calendar.

Thank Maggie J
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Received a warm welcome from the gentlemen in the museum. They were glad to give us a brief history lesson and point out the items on display. Worth a visit and also a good shop to buy items that also support a very worthy organisation.

Thank Pam2706
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

This is open 364 days a year. The Museum shows the wonderful works of the R.N.L.I. with the volunteers eager to answer any questions. Well worth a visit to support and stock up on the many Life Boat orientated Gifts.

Thank John G
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Like looking at the history, (family connection) and also looking for items in the shop area. Friendly knowledgeable staff.

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Very friendly volunteers. Lots of reading but all very interesting and a nice RNLI shop. Worth a quick look if passing and always good to support the RNLI.

Thank DrPeterDRobinson
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Called in on windy but fine afternoon . Greeted by smiling helpful and knowledgeable staff. Small but interesting exhibits. Purchased great sweatshirt

Thank Brian S
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Every summer I'll take a little stop at the lifeboat museum. Unfortunately it is very small and slightly dated, however, I believe it's definitely worth the trip there. More donations are always going to be helpful for those in need out at see and could...More

Thank MissExplorer_411
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

A lovely little museum located next to the Wish Tower slope. Housed in an old lifeboat house, there are lots of details about the RNLI here and a little shop to buy nik naks in. Great to visit if strolling past.

Thank MrsBsTravels
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Right next to the Wish Tower this is a lovely little fine. On the seafront with a nice shop and details about the famous and heroic RNLI. Very nice find and worth visiting and an opportunity to support local charity.

Thank northants90
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

This is a free museum which is well worth a visit. Nice little shop with some great gifts and of course all to a worthy cause.

Thank 19chelsea70
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