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Museums with Industrial Archaeology in Sussex
Still There?

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.
www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Arundel: Museum and Heritage Centre, 61 High Street.
Closed - Temporary store in a portacabin in main car park.
www.arundelmuseum.org.uk

Battle: Battle and Dist. Hist. Society Museum, was Langton House,
NOW
in The Almonry, High Street.
www.battlemuseum.org.uk

Chichester: Chichester & Dist. Museum
, 29 Little London - A new building is being planned.
www.chichester.gov.uk/museum

Mechanical Music Museum, Church Road, Portfield. Groups only
www.sussexmuseums.co.uk/mech_music.htm

East Grinstead: Town Museum, East Court, College Lane
www.eastgrinsteadmuseum.org.uk

Hastings: Fishermanís Museum, Rock-a-Nore
www.hastingsfish.co.uk/museum.htm

Museum and Art Gallery, Johnís Place, Cambridge Road
www.hmag.org.uk

Henfield: Henfield Museum
, New Parish Hall, High Street
www.henfield.gov.uk/museum.htm

Woods Mill
www.sussexwt.org.uk/reserves/page00028.htm

Horam: Valelands School Farm & Museum, Marle Green
May no longer be a museum open to the public

Horsham: Horsham Museum, 9 The Causeway
www.horshammuseum.org

Hove: The Engineerium, Off Neville Road Currently Closed - Possible opening 2011
www.britishengineerium.com

Lewes: Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street
www.sussexpast.co.uk/property/site.php?site_id=14

Liphook: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Liphook Road
www.hollycombe.co.uk

Newhaven: Local & Maritime Museum, was West Foreshore under cliffe
NOW at Paradise Park, Avis Road
www.newhavenmuseum.co.uk

Northiam: Perigoe Workshop Museum

I am unable to find anything current for this museum.

Petworth: Water wheel driving water pump. By Coultershaw Bridge
www.coultershaw.co.uk

Polegate: Windmill & Milling Museum
www.sussexmillsgroup.org.uk/pole1.htm

Rye: Folk Museum, Cherries, Playden
Does not appear to exist now.

Sedlescombe: Nortons Farm Museum
Does not appear to exist now.

Shipley: Working Smock Mill
Closed to public - Summer 2009

Sharpthorne: Tanning Museum
Other than an incomplete entry on the web there is no current information.

Shoreham: Marlipins Museum, High Street
www.sussexpast.co.uk/property/site.php?site_id=16

Singleton: Weald & Downland Open Air Museum
www.wealddown.co.uk

Stanmer: Rural Museum
, Stanmer Park, Brighton
www.stanmer.org.uk/museum.php

West Dean Gardens:
There was a collection of lawnmowers here, not clear if there now.
www.westdean.org.uk/garden/home.aspx

Wilmington Priory: There was an agricultural museum, it is now a Landmark Trust Site. They have open days see website.
www.landmarktrust.org.uk

Worthing: Museum & Art Gallery
www.worthing.gov.uk/worthings-services/leisureandculture

Parsonage Row Cottages, High Street, Tarring
NOW The Parsonage Restaurant

Tonbridge - Kent : SEEboard Milne Museum NOW located on site at Amberley Museum
www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

You can look here for the original list in Newsletter No. 44.

Please advise me of any corrections or omissions from this page.


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