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Address: 21 Courthouse Street, Hastings TN34 3AU, England
Phone Number: 44(0)1424 424744
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Fascinating, helpful and free !

We came across this in a lovely part of the town and popped in. I am so glad we did. There are fascinating things to look at, plentiful books to buy and very well informed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this in a lovely part of the town and popped in. I am so glad we did. There are fascinating things to look at, plentiful books to buy and very well informed volunteers. I was planning to visit the grave of an ancestor and thought that we would spend ages searching for it. The gentleman in the... More 

Thank lindylou143
Durham, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Nice little place for when the British weather does its usual trick. Good to keep dry and exercise the brain whilst you're about it too.

Thank pchelper
London, United Kingdom
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574 reviews
356 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Free entry, and the lower ground floor of this building. Not a lot to see or do! There is no way they can charge for this.... Even free, it isn't worth visiting.

Thank Angela H
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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!

Thank BrianMPowell
Hastings, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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.

3 Thank Diana H
Hastings, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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.

1 Thank Harcourts T
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 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..

3 Thank Anthony P
Paphos, Cyprus
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57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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!!!

1 Thank VALMAR01_12
Hastings, Barbados
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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.

2 Thank Peter B
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79 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 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 !!!!

1 Thank LambrettaLad

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