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Front view of the museum

Notice to Visitors on New Restrictions - 19th December 2020:

In line with the government's recent announcement, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery will be closed from Saturday 19th December 2020. We have suspended all ticket bookings and planned activities.

If you have booked to visit us you will receive an email via Eventbrite letting you know your booking has been cancelled. Please accept our apologies for cancelling your visit.

We will reopen once local measures allow us to do so. In the meantime we will keep you updates through our social media accounts. We are on Twitter and Instagram using @hastings_museum and on facebook at www.facebook.com/hastingsmuseum.

Usually, we are open all year round with free entry and free parking. On this page you will find information about:

 

  • Opening Times
  • Our Access Guide
  • Getting Here

 

Opening Times

In line with the government's recent announcement, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery will be closed from Saturday 19th December 2020. We have suspended all ticket bookings and planned activities for the duration of lockdown.

If you have booked to visit us you will receive an email via Eventbrite letting you know your booking has been cancelled. Please accept our apologies for cancelling your visit.

We will reopen once local measures allow us to do so. In the meantime we will keep you updates through our social media accounts. We are on Twitter and Instagram using @hastings_museum and on facebook at www.facebook.com/hastingsmuseum.

Access Guide

The museum is fully wheel chair accessible. There is disabled parking next to the entrance. You can download our Access Guide here.  

You can also complete a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) with a member of staff upon arrival at the museum. A blank copy of a PEEP is also available to download here.

A copy of our emergency evacuation plan is available to download here.

We also have a Visual Story available to download here to help neurodiverse children access and engage with the museum.  

Getting Here

Our address is:
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
John's Place
Bohemia Road  
Hastings 
TN34 1ET 

You can view the Museum's location using Google maps or follow the directions below.

Driving: We are just off of Bohemia Road via the A21. The museum entrance is opposite the turning onto Falaise Road.

Bus: You can get to us by bus on the 24, 99, 100, 101, 304, 305 and 349. The bus stop is Summerfields Leisure Centre

Train: Hastings Train Station is approximately a 7-minute walk from the Museum. You can also take one of the buses listed above from the station plaza to the Museum.

Walking (Hastings Town Centre): We are a 7-minute walk from Hastings Town Centre via Cambridge Road and Bohemia Road and we are on your right before Summerfields Leisure Centre.

Walking (from the pier): Walk up Schwerte Way, turn right onto White Rock Road then left onto Cambridge Road/Bohemia Road and we are on your right before Summerfields Leisure Centre.

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