We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Fab Fishermans Museum

A great deal to absorb within this fab free fishermans museum. The photos and associated stories... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Day visit

Really interesting, lots of information, staff very good and helpful. Not really for very small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 934 reviews
All photos (156)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“local fishing”(40 reviews)
“full size”(24 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
+44 1424 461446
Reviews (934)
Filter reviews
894 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews local fishing well worth a visit full size fishing industry free entry fishing history centre piece past and present old church their lives local history little gem donation box run by volunteers on display interesting exhibits interesting place
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 894 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great deal to absorb within this fab free fishermans museum. The photos and associated stories help to bring to life the trauma & the heroism of those involved with the fishing industry and how the 'Big Blue' should be respected . Although small the...More

Thank polartrek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really interesting, lots of information, staff very good and helpful. Not really for very small children but our eight year old grandson enjoy it.

Thank Nina-wool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small museum and had it been bigger I would have given 5 stars. If you add the shipwreck museum (see my review) next door it makes it 4star. I don't think it is interesting to all especially children . Remember it's free so you...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice museum with a lot of information on the history of the town. The staff are friendly and ready to help.

Thank Tatiana K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting hour in this small but informative free museum down on the waterfront. Plenty of exhibits and local interest.

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely little museum that charts the history of fishing and Hastings as a fisherman's port. The dangers and hazards faced by men going to sea in all weathers in what looks to be quite flimsy craft, the heroism of rising to the flag when...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated inside an old chapel this lovely museum is worth a view even if not a keen seaperson.Lots of paintings and fishing items as u would expect but there is a fishing boat inside which u can go aboard and wander around-amazing idea!Any weather would...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous little museum its was well laid out and very interesting spent an hour in here.Free entry all that is asked is a small donation.Well worth a visit

Thank Pauline I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great museum to visit at the beginning of your stay in Hastings. It really sets the stage for understanding the local fishingscene and how it has evolved! I couldnt believe it was for free, but it was. Leaving a donation is appreciated (and deserved)...More

Thank Erica I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but packed. Worth a look round. My family were trawlermen so facinating and informative to me. Actually being on a trawler in the museum and imagining what it was like for them at sea. Have visted often. Friendly staff.

Thank Haze E
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 nearby hotels
328 reviews
1.23 km away
Chatsworth Hotel
291 reviews
1.26 km away
The White Rock Hotel
503 reviews
1.59 km away
Travelodge Hastings
738 reviews
1.98 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 412 nearby restaurants
Maggie's Fish & Chips
677 reviews
.07 km away
Cafe Maroc
260 reviews
.30 km away
The Crown
428 reviews
.17 km away
Land of Green Ginger
215 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 124 nearby attractions
Hastings Country Park
360 reviews
.12 km away
Old Town Hastings
2,304 reviews
.32 km away
Shipwreck Museum
423 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
September 25, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from SIMON R | Reviewed this property |
sorry I dont know-phone museum to check.
May 23, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
hi. it will tight but you can get round only downside is I don't think you will be able to get up onto the boat that's inside the building.