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Hastings History House

Address: 21 Courthouse Street, Hastings TN34 3AU, England
Phone Number: 44(0)1424 424744
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Ranked #17 of 35 Attractions in Hastings
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Traveler Resources
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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Excellent example of local history at work. The history of Hastings present in a historic building in a historic setting. Couldn't be better! Find out about the prehistoric Hastings - and what Hastings was all about before the Normans. Very interesting displays and artefacts - and it's all free!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Visited the History House whilst wandering around the Old Town and realised it was a very interesting place tucked away. The May Day celebrations had recently finished and so most of the info was relating to that. Staff were friendly and ready for a chat and to give any information requested.

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Hastings, England, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I lloved visiting this great information shop the staff are very very helpful as they have a passion for Hastings and its history hence they do all they can to help you.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

A group of volunteers run this small but informative establishment. Informative, friendly, excellent displays, and won't cost you a penny leaving you plenty of change to buy a book, guide, or memento of your visit which I would encourage you to do, as it helps fund the establishment..

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Paphos, Cyprus
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
35 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

I was very hesitant to go, because I am not a great lover of Old things!!! But was surprised how interesting it was, bought me back to my School days!!. Well worth a Visit!!!

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Hastings, Barbados
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Run by volunteers who are always helpful, the history house has ever changing exhibitions and events. It is closely associated with and overseen by The Old Hastings Preservation Society and is a very useful place to get information about the history of Hastings and the Old Town in particular.

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

lots of interesting local details ranging back to 1960's,with very friendly staff and it's free !!!!

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