Lewes History Museum

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Hours 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Lewes Historical Society recently celebrated the opening of its new museum space featuring their collection of tens of thousands of historic artifacts, artwork, documents, maps and photos. Staffed by skilled professionals from the Society, the Museum serves as the primary source of information about Lewes for visitors, researchers, students and residents. The Museum also provides ongoing seminars, symposia and presentations, a wing for community non-profit gatherings, a children’s interactive history area, and an attractive venue for private celebrations and events. Visit their website for details.

Recent Reviews

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5 Lewes History Museum 3
#24 of 39 things to do in Lewes
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Free local history museum, with a GREAT children's area

The adults enjoyed the exhibits, but the kids ADORED the children's discovery area. So many fun activities for them to do, pilot a boat, tend to a lighthouse keeper's house, play store, etc.
5 5
Lewes History Museum
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Wonderful museum for all ages

We visited with 3 generations and all were highly entertained. The children's area allows up to age 16, so my 16yo had a great time piloting a ship and sending telegraphs. Highly recommended for all...
5 5
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Fantastic little gem

First off, if you're with kids, the children's section is AWESOME! The museum is very nice and elegantly put together, I've grown up spending my summers in Lewes and loved learning more about the...
5 5
Lewes History Museum