This list of museums in East Sussex, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.


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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum Bentleymm-02 Halland Wealden Multiple Palladian mansion with furnishings, automobile museum, gardens, wildfowl reserve, miniature steam train, woodlands
Bexhill Museum Bexhill Museum Bexhill-on-Sea East Sussex - - 133643 Bexhill-on-Sea Rother Multiple website, local history, natural history, fashion, dinosaurs, stone-age life, Ancient Egyptians, military, world cultures, British motor racing
Bluebell Railway Sheffield Park engine shed Bluebell Railway - - 978187 Fletching Lewes Historic house Heritage railway with museum displays at the Sheffield Park railway station
Brede Waterworks Brede Waterworks, boiler house interior Brede Rother Technology Former waterworks with working stationary steam engines
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Brighton Museum and Art Gallery (IoE Code 480508) Brighton Brighton and Hove Multiple Art, decorative arts, natural history, puppets, fashion, world culture artifacts, Egyptian artifacts, local history
British Engineerium The British Engineerium - - 116655 Hove Brighton and Hove Technology Victorian pumping station with beam engines, (museum currently under renovation)
Eastbourne Redoubt Centurion Tank outside the Redoubt Fortress Eastbourne Eastbourne Military Early 19th century fort, includes collections of The Royal Sussex Regiment, Queen's Royal Irish Hussars, vehicles, weapons, uniforms, medals
Hastings Lifeboat Lifeboat Museum and Station, Hastings - - 1298211 Hastings Hastings Maritime website, visitor centre with film, viewing of the lifeboats
Heritage Mill, North Chailey Heritage Mill, side view Chailey Lewes Mill Early 19th century windmill
How We Lived Then Image needed LHB Eastbourne Eastbourne History information, information, authentic Victorian period shops, room settings, displays covering 100 years of shopping and social history
Lavender Line Kitson-Austin1 Isfield Wealden Railway Heritage railway and exhibits including model railway at the Isfield railway station
Mechanical Memories Museum Image needed LHB Brighton Brighton and Hove Amusement website, working vintage penny slot machines
Nutley Windmill Nutley Windmill 2 Nutley Wealden Mill Early 19th century windmill
Ovenden's Mill Polegate mill Polegate Wealden Mill Early 19th century windmill
Stanmer Rural Museum Image needed LHB Stanmer Brighton and Hove Agriculture website, rural life artifacts, farm tools and equipment, wagons, reconstructed blacksmith's forge, household items
Stone Cross Windmill Stone Cross mill Stone Cross Wealden Mill Late 19th century windmill
West Blatchington Windmill West Blatchington Mill West Blatchington Brighton and Hove Mill Early 19th century windmill
Windmill Hill Mill Windmill Hill Mill Herstmonceux Wealden Mill Early 19th century windmill


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