This list of museums in West 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
Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre Amberley bus Amberley Horsham Open air 36-acre (150,000 m²) site dedicated to industry, communications and transport, includes Amberley Museum Railway
Arundel Museum Image needed LHB Arundel Arun Local Local and maritime history
Bognor Regis Museum Image needed LHB Bognor Regis Arun Multiple website, local history, fossils, shop displays including a toy shop, ironmongers, cobbler and wireless shop with historic radio and television equipment, Victorian kitchen, railway memorabilia
Burgess Hill Museum Image needed LHB Burgess Hill Mid Sussex Local website, local history, culture
Chichester District Museum Image needed LHB Chichester Chichester Local website, local history, geology, archaeology
Chichester Guildhall Chichester Guildhall 2011 Chichester Chichester Local website, surviving part of a medieval friary, hosts exhibits of the Chichester District Museum
Clayton Windmills Clayton Windmills, Sussex Clayton Mid Sussex Mill 19th century post and tower windmills
Coultershaw Beam Pump Coultershaw beam pump - - 290050 Pulborough Horsham Technology website, 18th century waterwheel-driven three-throw beam pump
Crawley Museum Centre Image needed LHB Crawley Crawley Local website, local history, culture, archaeology
Cuckfield Museum Image needed LHB Cuckfield Mid Sussex Local website, local history, culture
East Grinstead Museum Image needed LHB East Grinstead Mid Sussex Local website, local history, culture
Goodwood House Image needed LHB Goodwood Chichester Historic house Jacobean country house with state rooms, art collection and home of the Goodwood Festival of Speed event
Henfield Museum Image needed LHB Henfield Horsham Local website, local history, culture
High Salvington Windmill Durrington mill High Salvington Worthing Mill 18th century post windmill
Horsham Museum Horsham museum Horsham Horsham Multiple Local history, culture, decorative arts, crafts, photography, reconstructed blacksmith and wheelwright's shops, Percy Bysshe Shelley, costumes, toys
Ifield Water Mill Ifield Water Mill, Ifield, Crawley (IoE Code 363361) Crawley Crawley Mill 19th century weaterboarded watermill
Littlehampton Museum Image needed LHB Littlehampton Arun Local website, local and maritime history, art exhibits
Marlipins Museum Marlipins Museum, Shoreham-by-Sea (Geograph Image 7802) Shoreham-by-Sea Adur Local Local and maritime history
Oldland Mill Oldland Mill 1108 Keymer Mid Sussex Mill 18th century post windmills
Petworth Cottage Museum Petworth0011 Petworth Chichester Historic house Restored 1910 period worker's cottage for a seamstress at Petworth House
Petworth House Petworth House, Geograph Petworth Chichester Historic house Operated by the National Trust, late 17th-century mansion with important collection of paintings and sculptures, 700 acre (2.8 km²) landscaped park designed by Capability Brown
Shoreham Airport Visitor Centre Shoreham Airport buildings Shoreham-by-Sea Adur Aviation Area aviation history and memorabilia, operates airport tours
Storrington Museum Image needed LHB Storrington Horsham Local website, local history, culture
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Tangmere Air Museum - - 109302 Tangmere Chichester Aviation History of the former RAF Tangmere airfield, historic military aircraft, activities during the Battle of Britain
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum Pendean Singleton Chichester Open air Features nearly 50 historic buildings dating from the thirteenth to nineteenth centuries, along with gardens, farm animals, walks and a lake
Wings Museum Image needed LHB Balcombe Mid Sussex Aviation website, history of RAF Redhill in World War II, aero engines, propellers, artefacts, uniforms, aircraft parts, equipment, local history, Home Front items

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