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Hastings Fishermen's Museum

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Address: Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
Phone Number: 01424 461446
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Hastings boats are registered in Rye as Hasting has no port of its own.

Well displayed, and entry free of charge. Donations are welcome though. We learned a lot about fishermen's life, and their way of pulling the boats on to the beach, as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Well displayed, and entry free of charge. Donations are welcome though. We learned a lot about fishermen's life, and their way of pulling the boats on to the beach, as Hasting has not got a port as such. Boats are launched to the sea from the beach.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Interesting artefacts, old fishermen boat in the middle was nice And gave good impression About fishing in old days. Superb location. You can pay what you think iT is worth by a donation, so always value for money! Nice local stories Being told, Bert friemelt and helpfull volonteers/staff

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This fabulous (and free!) museum, half-hidden amid Hastings' traditional seafront "netshops", has some amazing stories to reveal about the town's fishing fleet. There's no harbour in Hastings, so boats have to be hauled up on to the shingle - and that's no easy task in a gale. Some wonderful tales are told in this iconic museum, housed in a former... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A great little independent donation only museum, obviously based on the towns fishing history but there are some other bit and pieces in there. Its one of those little places where the more you look the more you see, as obvious as this sounds youll see what I mean! Its in an old chapel and as such tends to be... More 

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Ware, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I had a quick walk through his museum. Whilst I did not take any photographs it is a place to be creative with the camera and get some good shots. I felt that the black and white photographs displayed of past, well-weathered, fishermen were fascinating and showed just how challenging and testing this occupation can be upon the person, there... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited this Museum it tells a Great Story...and I brought some gifts 👍 it's well worth a Visit and it's FREE but please leave a Donation as they really NEED IT....

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Hastings
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A lovely little museum in an old church on the beach. The surprise inside is a full sized fishing boat which visitors can climb aboard, children love playing pirates!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Came upon this little museum while exploring Hastings and was surprised by the quality and content of this museum. A poignant and interestingly told story of wrecks and salvage along this coast. You get a real feel for the life of a seafarer in darker days and see the sheer endeavour of people fighting a war at sea. Only donations... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I love this little museum and try to visit every time that I am in the area. Has a good selection of exhibits and I always learn something new

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Suffolk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Small museum manned by volunteers, looks a little tired and needs freshening up but very interesting all the same. No entrance fee but donations welcome, there is a small selection of goods for sale.

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Address: Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
Phone Number: 01424 461446
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