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Worthing Museum and Art Gallery

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Pot Pourri

A grade II listed solid Victorian edifice in the town centre. No, not the Civic Centre but Worthing... read more

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futtock21
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London, United Kingdom
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A great museum

Very surprised to how much local history was on display. Local archeology finds, WW1 exhibition... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2019
kaaq
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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If you have a passion for the very best in Regency and Victorian fashion, want to be inspired by artists such as Stanley Spencer, William Holman-Hunt and Philip Jackson, or are looking to discover why Worthing residents take such quiet pride in...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A grade II listed solid Victorian edifice in the town centre. No, not the Civic Centre but Worthing Museum and Art Gallery. The museum is spread over two floors and features the usual fare of provincial museums from archaeological relics, a history of the town...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Came in here whilst our daughter was sleeping in the pushchair to get out of the rain. A small museum, one or two interesting things but some things felt out of place such as a NER locomotive model - would never have come to this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

Very surprised to how much local history was on display. Local archeology finds, WW1 exhibition, Clothes fashion through the ages.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

The Museum isn't very big, although it is a little twisting maze inside. First there is an information point and shop on you right and then a lift and stairs on you left. I'm not sure it matters if you go left or right as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

Lived in Worthing for 20 years and only recently went in to see the Museum, mainly because they had a Japanese display I wanted to see, and was pleasantly surprised at the rest of the displays. This is not the biggest of museums but there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

The storage of Historical Costumes at this museum are amongst the best in the United Kingdom. With the help of The Friends of Worthing Museum installed the lift for easier Disability Access and the Sculpture Garden, hopefully the extension and increased display area will soon...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karol M
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Never been to our local museum before, so decided to put that right. Its not very big by museum standards, but it does have some very interesting displays & artefacts.. There is a shop & the staff, whom I think were volunreers, were very helpful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank southdown62
Reviewed December 19, 2018

A quick visit can easily become a couple of hours. Apart from the well regarded costume displays the local history is fascinating. The exhibition gallery had an amazing display " The Lore of Leasingstede" It took a few minutes to realise it was tongue in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CommodoreChris
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This museum has changed little over the years, but has become more friendly to children. There is points in the museum that the children can participate in drawing and reading with Goldilocks and the three bears. The exhibits are really interesting including a great outside...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank donnasteve461
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Interesting permanent exhibits on show and new exhibitions and art collections throughout the year. Friendly and informative staff. Shop is good too.

Date of experience: October 2018
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