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Museums in Beckley, East Sussex

Below are listings for museums in Beckley and the surrounding area. You can add your listing to this category here.


Rye Museum: Ypres Tower

Rye Museum: Ypres Tower
Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley
01797 226 728
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The Rye Museum has two sites, the Ypres Tower (early 14th century) and the East Street site. The Tower has had many roles in its history from a fortification to protect the town, to a private dwelling, a prison and a mortuary. It is the oldest building--except for St Mary's ... more

Rye Museum: Ypres Tower

Winchelsea Court Hall Museum

Winchelsea, 4.9 miles from Beckley
01797 226 642
07918 704 559
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A small local museum with exhibits on the ancient town of Winchelsea, the Cinque Ports and their history. Maps, coins, seals, pictures, weights and measures, local pottery, photographs and other memorabilia are all on display. ... more


Bodiam Castle

Bodiam, 4.5 miles from Beckley
01580 830 196
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One of the most famous and evocative castles in Britain, Bodiam was built in 1385, as both a defence and a comfortable home. The exterior is virtually complete and the ramparts rise dramatically above the moat. Enough of the interior survives to give an impression of castle life. There are ... more


Rye Museum: East Street

Rye Museum: East Street
Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley
01797 226 728
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Rye Museum has two sites in the town: Ypres Tower and East Street which is the main site for exhibits and public events such as talks and coffee mornings. It houses changing exhibitions concerning different aspects of Rye life. The latest of these features Ryes connections to Royal Weddings. A ... more

Rye Museum: East Street

The Colonel Stephens Museum

The Colonel Stephens Museum
Tenterden, 6.4 miles from Beckley
0870 600 6074

Records the career of Holman Fred Stephens, light railway promoter, engineer and manager, his family, his railways and his successors ... more

The Colonel Stephens Museum

C M Booth Collection of Historic Vehicles

Rolvenden, 5 miles from Beckley
01580 241 234

Unique collection of Morgan 3-wheel cars, eleven from 1913-1935, plus 1904 Humber Tricar, 1929 Morris van, 1929 Ford model A, 1936 Bampton caravan, early cycles, motorcycles, toy and model cars and motoring memorabilia. ... more

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  • Marshall Hall

    Tuesday 19th September
    Location: Rye

    Sir Edward Marshall Hall KC saved more people from the hangman’s noose than any other barrister. In a series of ... more

  • ‘West’ Weston’s Bluesonics

    Tuesday 19th September
    Location: Rye

    One of the most authentic blues bands in the UK, the Bluesonics are fronted by exceptional vocalist and harmonica player ... more

  • Mapp & Lucia Return

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    In celebration of E.F. Benson’s 150th anniversary, a screening of an episode of the 2014 BBC production of Mapp & ... more

  • Lucia's Luncheon

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    Be Lucia for the day and join your friends and acquaintances at the Tuscan Kitchen for good company and an ... more

  • Play With Words

    Wednesday 20th September @ 2:00pm
    Location: Small Hythe

    A creative writing workshop full of tips, exercises and techniques to help you get creative, have fun, and feel good ... more

  • Hastings Piano Competition

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    The Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition is one of the world’s top competitions for young pianists. This 2015 documentary, called ... more

  • DUNKIRK on Camber Sands Beach

    Wednesday 20th September for 2 days
    Location: Rye

    STUDIOCANAL present the premiere of a new restoration of Leslie Norman’s classic wartime epic DUNKIRK (1958), on the very beaches ... more

  • Fiona Graham-Mackay

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    Fiona Graham-Mackay (nee Fiona Margaret Bain) is a British painter, known for her portraits of the British Royal family. She ... more

  • Piano Recital

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    In March this year Kenneth Broberg won the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition with a fine performance of Gershwin’s rarely ... more

  • Winchelsea Cellars Tour

    Thursday 21st September
    Location: Winchelsea

    There will be seven similar tours over the two weeks of the Festival. The tours are led by expert local ... more

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