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It is difficult to enthuse about a museum when you cannot see the exhibits or enjoy the terrific history that created Winchelsea.
It closed at the end of the summer and won't open until the end of spring.
This museum is close to St Thomas Church, which is useful if you pick a day when it rains all day (like us). Once again we were greeted by a local lady who was very knowledgeable about the museum in the ancient town of Winchelsea....More
We visited this lovely little museum yesterday and was greeted by a very friendly volunteer who was informative and helpful. The displays are clear and fascinating ranging from Stone Age to the last century. Best of all were the folders containing photos of local residents...More
The sign said open so we went in only to be met by a woman who said in a stern voice we don’t open until 12.00pm. Why they have a sign outside saying open and not the times god only knows. Would not try again...More
We went to the exhibition of Winchelsea worthies on the ground floor and had a cup of tea and homemade cakes with the volunteer" worthies" which we enjoyed even more !
We then went upstairs to the Museum where we were greeted by a male...More
Let me start by thanking Debbie who was in-charge when we visited. She was amazing with the kids especially my son who’s an encyclopaedic, ha ha. She blew his mind away with fascinating info & facts about Winchelsea Town itself, the courts history, the pieces...More
This museum is run by volunteers and has been very well put together to make it very interesting. The volunteers are very friendly and informative. Lots of old photos and you can learn a lot about old Winchelsea, well worth a visit for £1.50.
Unfortunately we didn't have time t stopped here for long as we were a large party of friends and children on a treasure hunt. But very friendly staff and a wonderful museum. The most beautiful town. Definitely worth a visit if you are staying near...More