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Worthing Museum and Art Gallery

Chapel Road, Worthing BN11 1HP, England
+44 1903 221448
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A Worthing treasure.

It may not be one of the biggest museums but it punches above its size. The management are to be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ARTEASIAN
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Worthing, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very interesting

A lovely museum, free to go in and some great info about Worthing's history, well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ches666
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Watford, United Kingdom
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If you have a passion for the very best in Regency and Victorian fashion, want to be inspired by artists such as Stanley Spencer, William Holman-Hunt and Philip Jackson, or are looking to discover why Worthing residents take such quiet pride in 55,000 years of their achievements, then Worthing Museum and Art Gallery is the place to visit. A variety of events throughout the year link to many of the exhibitions. The Museum Team also offer curator-led talks, object handling workshops, and educational visits (including dressing up days). The elegant Edwardian building also houses a shop, has disabled access and toilets and free entry. Opening hours: Tues - Sat 10am - 5pm
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Chapel Road, Worthing BN11 1HP, England
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+44 1903 221448

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It may not be one of the biggest museums but it punches above its size. The management are to be congratulated on their refreshing approach. Regular changes in exhibitions maintains ones interest

Thank ARTEASIAN
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely museum, free to go in and some great info about Worthing's history, well worth a visit. Parking on the street is available during the day for 2 free hours.

Thank Ches666
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love the Worthing museum. When i worked in the town i used to visit the museum weekly. The staff and changing exhibitions are fabulous. I love the dolls house. The garden with the sculptures is an oasis of calm in a busy town. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I knew Worthing museum from my last visit some 30 years ago, but I didn't remember much. I live locally and my other interests mean I know people who work at the museum, so I must declare an interest. But it is tremendous. I can...More

1  Thank Peter V
Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Peter, Thank you for your glowing feedback, we really appreciate it! It's a pleasure to hear your enthusiasm for our archaeological exhibits and likewise that you intend to return to find out more about Worthing's rich local history. Best regards, Stephen S

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worthing museum is a brilliant town museum that will interest locals and visitors alike. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and the changing art exhibition means that frequent visits are always rewarded with new experiences

1  Thank AnnieSuttonWorthing
Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Annie, Thank you for your lovely comments, I'm glad you felt welcomed by our staff and thought they were friendly. We hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Stephen S

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My children and I enjoy visiting Worthing museum, it's something we do regularly during the holidays, especially when weather is terrible. My children like to go to their favourite displays of the Skeleton and model of Worthing a 100 years ago. The museum rarely changes...More

1  Thank Faerie S
Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Faerie, It's lovely to hear from a regular visitor and I'm glad that your children enjoyed our mouse trail so much! The majority of our exhibits are permanent, like the local archaeology section, but we do also have special exhibitions that are constantly changing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my friends for a quick pop in to see if there are any cool exhibition is on and turns out that they had a "costume trail" which was jumbled with Sussex Historical artefacts which included Mammoth tusks and some miniature artefacts including...More

Thank scarletkeenan
Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Scarlet, Thank you for your comments, we are grateful for any feedback to see how we can improve our museum and art gallery for our lovely visitors. I'm sorry about the confusion with finding the toilets but I hope our staff were friendly and...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

The museum is much bigger then it looks rom the outside and often hols special exhibitions. Recently they had a range of Victorian clothing which was very interesting. I also liked the local history exhibit. As well as the museum displays they hold art exhibitions.More

1  Thank Richard B
Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Richard, I'm glad you enjoyed our range of local exhibits and our costume collection. Our special exhibitions in the museum and art gallery are constantly changing so make sure you pick up a What's On guide or follow us on Facebook and Twitter for...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

An excellent place to visit whilst in Worthing. There was an amazing section on the local history. All the exhibits are well displayed and very interesting. Well worth visiting .More

1  Thank 15traveladdict9
Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your lovely feedback, I'm glad you especially enjoyed our section on Worthing's rich local history. Our exhibitions are constantly changing and showing new and interesting material so make sure you follow us on Facebook and Twitter or pick up a What's...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous little museum in the heart of the town ,a small museum but plenty to see a great place to visit

1  Thank 466lorrainem
Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lorraine, Thank you for your positive feedback, it means a great deal to hear that a visitor left happy! We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Stephen S

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