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A Sense of Place: Topographical Views from the Museum Collection
11 November 2017
11 March 2018
Topographical views focus on actual, identified locations. The majority of the ...
Peter Waldron: Louloudia Series
13 January 2018
25 February 2018
Recent paintings inspired by the rhythm, colour, energy, natural forms and the m...
'Pots' of Love Family Activity Day
13 February 2018
10:00 - 15:00
Make someone you love a clay pot or heart decoration & learn about the amazing h...
The Museum has a large Archaeological collection including around 2,500 flints...
The Brassey Family & Their Collection
The Brasseys were an influential family in Hastings in the second half of the ...
Native North Americans
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery has a fantastic collection from Nati...
'GREY OWL WAS NOT A RED INDIAN - HE WAS A SUSSEX MAN!' This was the head...
Other World Art
Hastings Museum & Art Gallery has objects from every continent covering 4,...
Dinosaurs and Other Fossils
The Museum has around 1,400 fossils of plants and animals, mostly from the loc...
The Hastings Rarities Affair
In August 1962, the ornithological journal ‘British Birds’ published two artic...
Archives, Local & Social History
Around two-thirds of Hastings Museum & Art Gallery's collections are made ...
John Logie Baird
John Logie Baird arrived in Hastings early in 1923 to convalesce from a bad bo...
James And Decimus Burton
Hastings Museum holds an extensive collection of over 300 architectural drawin...
Robert Tressell wrote "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" in Hastings bet...
Since the end of the 18th century, Hastings has inspired generations of artist...
The Decorative Arts collection at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery contains o...
Hastings Museum & Art Gallery is a family-friendly museum that encour...
The opportunity to visit a museum or handle historic artefacts can really en...
Local Studies Room Closure The Local Studies drop in service wil...
Access to artefacts brings history and culture to life. Handling and i...
Acclaimed poets John Agard, Grace Nichols & Imtiaz Dharker were commi...
About the Museum
Hastings Museum & Art Gallery is a family-friendly museum with amazingly d...
Admission is free. We are open all year: April - October: Tuesday - Saturday...
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Weddings & other ceremonies
The Museum's magnificent Durbar Hall offers a unique venue for weddings, and&n...
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Join the Museum Association
The Hastings & St Leonards Museum Association was formed in 1889 and is be...
Become a Volunteer
We are currently recruiting volunteers to help with Hastings Remembers: L...
LOCAL STUDIES ROOM CLOSURE The Local Studies drop in service will be closed ...
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