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Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum

Redoubt Napoleonic Fortress and Military Museum in Eastbourne

A fortress in the heart of Eastbourne...

One of the south coast's most historic landmarks, discover over 200 years of history at this Napoleonic fortress, named one of the top ten military museums in the UK.

Built to defend the south coast from Napoleon's forces it still stands as a unique monument to that time and now houses the largest military collection of its kind in the south of England, along with a vibrant events programme.

Entry to the parade ground and battlements is free, with admission charged only inside the fortress and military exhibition.  Plus get a free return visit with each ticket!  

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Eastbourne Napoleonic Fortress, Redoubt Military Museum

Did You Know?

The Redoubt was named a hidden National Treasure by the BBC National Treasures Live website.

Hands on History at the Redoubt Fortress
Redoubt Napoleonic Fortress & Military Museum, fun for all the family