The Story of Hastings in 66 Objects
25 June 2016
31 December 2016
This new display tells the story of Hastings since 1066 in 66 carefully chosen o...
A Taste of Honeysett
17 September 2016
08 January 2017
A retrospective exhibition by Hastings' own satirical cartoonist and illustrator...
Sidney Little: Not Just a Concrete King!
13 October 2016
19:30 - 21:00
Sidney Little's role in Hastings is well known in many areas, but he was much mo...
Family Activity Day
25 October 2016
10:00 - 15:00
Lots of 1066 fun for half-term, with Hands on History and a special cartoon work...
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...
The Museum's extensive collections are available for study by individ...
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: April - October: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5...
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery John's PlaceBohemia Road Hastings&n...
Weddings & other ceremonies
The Museum's magnificent Durbar Hall offers a unique venue for weddings, and&n...
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The Museum offers volunteering opportunities for research and collections care...
The Dinosaur Gallery will be closed from 9 September for essential maintenance....
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