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Address: 201 Kings Road Arches | Lower Promenade, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
Phone Number: 44 1273 723064
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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lots of info and free!

I popped in on the off chance and was pleasantly supplied. It is free and apparently has seasonal exhibitions such as Punch & Judy and lots of history about Brighton and the sea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2013
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The museum is small, I appreciated it also because is free, it has a lot of informations and old pictures but i think it needs a restiling and some more "objects" not only pictures and texts....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I popped in on the off chance and was pleasantly supplied. It is free and apparently has seasonal exhibitions such as Punch & Judy and lots of history about Brighton and the sea. There is a pot for donations and lots of information and a nice visit.

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london
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274 attraction reviews
371 helpful votes 371 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We have been to brighton many times but had never been into this small museum tucked in the arches on the seafront to the west of the pier. The museum is more spacious inside than you would think and includes all sorts of exhibits covering fishing history in and around the Brighton area. There is a boat to look in,... More 

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England
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Free to go in with donations welcome, great for a quick look & the kids loved the life size old fishing boat they can climb up into. Lots of local history to see and learn, a really nice place to vist as you pass by but not a place to expect too much from or plan a trip too. A... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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822 reviews 822 reviews
196 attraction reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

the fishing museum is a small place to visit and is free its on the sea front next door to a fresh fish arch shop,inside black and white photos of the past brighton boats,people enjoying themselfs, a punch and judy booth ,the old boat the skylark is outside if you got time pop in for a visit.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

I love the fishing museum. Its a lovely little building with lots of intetesting artifacts to photograph and discover. Its free and is just a nice thing to do when walking along the sea front. They sell locally freshly caught fish next door which adds to the experiance. Its a nice part of the seafront. My favourite. Its not something... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
71 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This is a very small museum on the seafront. It's free to go in but there is a big container where you can make a donation just inside the door. There is a display of old Punch & Judy puppets in a glass case & lots to read about how the show first became popular in seaside resorts. There is... More 

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

This place is so interesting. Continuous running old black and white videos showing the fishing in the area and with people talking. It was free and I would recommend to anyone even if you do not fish (I don't). I think there is a box for donations.

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North West, UK
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Free to go in and quick to look around, right on the beach. Worth looking in on your way passed. Some local info and history info displayed if you want to learn a bit more. I was in there just 15 mins.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

The pictures and boats and exhibits were very intersting and I struggle to walk past the little seafood stalls that open alongside, as they cook prepare the fish. the museum itself is well maintained and the staff always happy to explain more but the exhibits speak for themselves, of a time when the beach was dominated by small fishing boats... More 

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