Museums with Industrial Archaeology in Sussex
This is based on an old list (1984) updated to show their current situation (December 2009) with a note of internet sites - where available.
Amberley : Chalk Pits Museum Currently named Amberley Museum &
Heritage Centre after a number of rebrandings.
Arundel: Museum and Heritage Centre, 61 High Street.
Battle: Battle and Dist. Hist. Society Museum, was Langton House,
Mechanical Music Museum, Church Road, Portfield. Groups only
East Grinstead: Town Museum, East Court, College Lane
Hastings: Fishermanís Museum, Rock-a-Nore
Horam: Valelands School Farm & Museum, Marle Green
Horsham: Horsham Museum, 9 The Causeway
Hove: The Engineerium, Off Neville Road Currently Closed - Possible
Lewes: Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street
Liphook: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Liphook Road
Newhaven: Local & Maritime Museum, was West Foreshore under cliffe
Petworth: Water wheel driving water pump. By Coultershaw Bridge
Polegate: Windmill & Milling Museum
Rye: Folk Museum, Cherries, Playden
Sedlescombe: Nortons Farm Museum
Shipley: Working Smock Mill
Sharpthorne: Tanning Museum
Shoreham: Marlipins Museum, High Street
Singleton: Weald & Downland Open Air Museum
Wilmington Priory: There was an agricultural museum, it is now a
Landmark Trust Site. They have open days see website.
Worthing: Museum & Art Gallery
Parsonage Row Cottages, High Street, Tarring
Tonbridge - Kent : SEEboard Milne Museum NOW located on site at
You can look here for the original list in Newsletter No. 44.
Please advise me of any corrections or omissions from this page.
09 March, 2010