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 6
#18 of 39 things to do in Lewes
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Beautiful, well-organized local history museum.

This museum covers local history from the times of the indigenous Lenape people through the 20th century. Lots of fascinating tidbits. A special exhibit of paintings based on photographs of Black...
4 5
Lewes History Museum
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This is the new Lewes Historical Society

This should be merged with the reviews from the Lewes Historical Society as this is the new museum for the Society. It is chuck full of information on the history of the Town of Lewes from the...
5 5
Lewes History Museum
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Adams Avenue is quite a long way from the museum, which is High Street, by the castle.

The museum is a superb summary of one thousand years of life in Lewes - from the history of the Saxon street plan through the Marian persecution to the rise of Georgian architecture. The rise of the...
5 5
Lewes History Museum