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Marlipins Museum

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Small but worth a visit

Set in a lovely building on the high street, this is a great little museum full of a lot of history... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Katie D
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Well Worth a Visit

A great little museum full of interesting objects. We particularly liked the display of recent... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Michael B
London, United Kingdom
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36 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DA, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Friends of Marlipins and Sussex Archaeology Society have teamed up to revamp this fusty dusty old museum. Now it can show off the fabulous old medieval building and the contents have been re-organised.Now the maritime memorabila has it's own space as does the archaeological ....More

2  Thank pencooper
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We popped in to the museum during a day trip recently. We weren't expecting much (small town, a bit sleepy) but were pleasantly surprised by what we found in the museum. The building itself is glorious inside and out – a great example of medieval architecture...More

1  Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Set in a lovely building on the high street, this is a great little museum full of a lot of history and interesting displays

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

A great little museum full of interesting objects. We particularly liked the display of recent local history on the top floor. We received a warm and friendly greeting by the gentleman on reception who described the layout of this lovely old building. Well worth both...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Local interest in a charming building very old. Some great old photos its cheap to go in well worth a visit but it doesn't take too long to see it all!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Surprisingly well disabled accessible and so very different - a small museum with loads of interesting artifacts and engaging items.

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 9 December 2017

An interesting little museum with displays of some amazing model ships and boats of all types and sizes. Also quirky objects to see when you look up close like the Sussex pig and items from shipwrecks. A fascinating glimpse of the history of this once...More

1  Thank savvydinercaz
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Lovely little museum in Shoreham by Sea, if you are ever in Shoreham it’s well worth the visit. Also make a visit to st Mary’s church in the centre, and while away the time with a nice cup of coffe

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I came in here a few weeks ago for a look around. It's a small place but has some interesting displays. The building itself is also very interesting. The volunteer staff are helpful and friendly.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very small museum and not quite our thing but feel sure other people will love it. Small entrance fee and loved the video of the actors.

Thank Ches666
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting local archeology and town history museum in an interesting 12c building. Good value for £3 and there is a children's activity area upstairs to

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Four rooms of local artifacts and boating and airport interest, can be accessed by wheelchair for lower level and upper floor.

1  Thank Nigel C
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19 June 2016|
Response from Alamo499 |
It is indeed, November to May. The museum is open between May and October but no coffe shop during this period