Eastbourne Heritage Centre
Discover Eastbourne.. the story of how the town developed into a fashionable, stylish, well-planned Victorian seaside resort. See how it grew and expanded over the years to include a marina today.
Housed in Eastbourne Heritage Centre, a Grade II listed Victorian building, exhibits include original maps, architectural details, artefacts, photographs and scale models of the Bandstand, Winter Garden, Railway Station and Sovereign Harbour.
Popular as a seaside resort for over a hundred years, holidaymakers have taken home postcards, souvenirs and guide books as mementos of happy times spent beside the sea. See our new display of Eastbourne
souvenirs from 19th century to current day featuring: the Pier,
Bandstand, Beachy Head Lighthouse and the town's iconic seaside architecture and scenic Carpet Gardens and seafront promenades. Along with displays of music, theatre and cinema memorabilia.
The shop offers gifts, postcards, stylish souvenirs and a wide range of books about Eastbourne's heritage.
Cinema showing short films about Eastbourne, please check for daily programme:-
Eastbourne, Suntrap of the South 1966
Families on holidays enjoying the delights of the seaside and local Sussex beauty spots
Eastbourne, Suntrap and Showplace of the South 1975 Promoting the town's holiday activities and entertainments
Image Eastbourne 2013
Short film of Eastbourne Society's photographic competition with images and poem about the town
Marching to Music 2012
Recreating the dramatic 1890s riots by Eastbournians protesting against the Salvation Army marching to music on Sundays
Beachy Head and Eastbourne Downland
Iconic scenery of the coast and countryside at the gateway to the South Downs Way
Coastal Ways: Eastbourne
Handsome buildings, splendid promenades and beaches are the backdrop to the Eastbourne story
Coastal Ways: Pevensey
Capturing the scenery and character of the coastline and discovering the people who live, work and play there
All of the above full price entry tickets are valid for 7 days allowing the purchaser re-entry during afternoon opening hours. Please retain your ticket should you wish to make use of this and visit us within 7 days.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Mon 25 Mar 2013 - Sat 26 Oct 2013|
|Notes||Monday to Saturday including bank holidays (closed Wednesday and Sunday, and Good Friday) November to March visit www.eastbourneheritagecentre.co.uk or telephone for opening times|
ContactEastbourne Heritage Centre
VenueEastbourne Heritage Centre
2 Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BT
Map reference: TV 612983 Lat: 50.76190 Long: 0.28432
Turn off of Grand Parade on to Carlisle Road, in between the Bandstand and the Wish Tower
Accessible by Public Transport : 1 mile (1.6 kms) from Eastbourne station