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Towner Art Gallery, the contemporary art museum, presents a unique programme of major exhibitions of contemporary and historic visual art alongside displays from the internationally renowned Towner Collection.
Towner's new home in the heart of the vibrant Cultural Quarter has repositioned its exhibitions and activities where they can be enjoyed by all. The new gallery occupies a dramatic site set back from the town's seafront, with stunning views of the South Downs. Towner is fully accessible and includes exhibition galleries of an international standard, activity and meeting rooms, café bar, shop and large-scale exhibition and conference halls.
In addition to inspiring and thought-provoking exhibitions, Towner offers a programme of talks and events, as well as workshops for children and families.
Towner Art Gallery welcomes families to drop in at any time on Saturdays and Sundays, when art materials and learning packs are provided free of charge for use in the gallery's activity spaces.
All areas of Towner Art Gallery are acccessible. There is a lift to all floors.
Manual wheelchairs can be provided for visitors with mobility difficulties.
Assistance dogs welcome.
Magnifying glasses and large print versions of our brochures, exhibition guides and artwork labels are available from the welcome desk.
Baby changing facilities in male & female toilets.
Cloakroom available at the welcome desk.
Parking: There are 7 blue badge holder spaces in the car park next to Towner.
Closed Mondays, except for Bank Holidays.
Admission free. One paying exhibition per year; all other exhibitions are free.
- Children's Attractions
- Teenage Fun
- Must Do
- Coastal Culture Trail
OA 611837 50.76257 0.28311
Towner is 10 minute walk / 5 minute taxi ride from Eastbourne station. Follow Gildredge Road, cross over South Street and Furness Road, and continue on to College Road. Towner is situated at the end of the road at the left, where College Road meets Carlisle Road.
: 1 mile from Eastbourne station
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- Credit cards accepted (with charge)
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Education/study area
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Public toilets
- Regional Tourist Board Member
- Welcome Host
- Wheelchairs available
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Facilities for hearing impaired
- Facilities for visually impaired