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Hastings Fishermen's Museum

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Address: Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
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How did that huge boat get inside.?

Right at the end of the front past the fishing huts you will find this museum. The building was a church sometime in the past and looks quite old. There are lots of exhibits from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
elwick11
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Right at the end of the front past the fishing huts you will find this museum. The building was a church sometime in the past and looks quite old. There are lots of exhibits from small photographs and stuffed sea birds to a huge wooden old style fishing boat that you can explore. Something there to keep everyone interested for... More 

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Thank elwick11
Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Hastings Fisherman's Museum several time both with family and on my own. It is free to enter although you may donate to the charity. Feel free to ask questions and wander about, no one is pressing you to move on. There are many historical artifacts to view and history to explore. Well worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fishing history was there before our eyes and it was extremely interesting and as you read the stories of the Hastings' families was also moving. Some good exhibits and well worth an hour here.

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Thank efqm
Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Housed in an old converted church on Rock A Nore beachfront is Hastings Fishermen 's museum. It's full of exhibits very well documented and there is something of interest for all ages. Admission is free though they do encourage donations. There is even a small gift shop. Well worth a visit.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Real smugglers caves! Animated displays and lots to learn of not only the smuggling history of Hastings, but also how the caves were used by the locals during WW2. So interesting and should appeal to all ages.

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Thank Michael W
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loads of interesting items about the locality, fishing, history, geography, very well presented, might get a bit crowded in the summer, but well worth a visit

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Thank John H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little free museum to mooch about. Very interesting and informative about the history of fishing in Hastings. If you're passing, well worth popping in!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum with lots of maritime related items and many large model boats and ships. Large boat that you can climb up and walk on. Lots of information and a good shop. Free entry. Pay and display parking very close by.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. So much information and nostalgia. I found it quite moving. The history of the boat on display was fascinating. A lovely setting too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017

The grandchildren enjoyed the visit as much as the grand parents really interesting and very informative staff , close to parking , fish shops and the old town .

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