Eastbourne Heritage Centre


Discover Eastbourne, how the town developed into a fashionable, stylish, well-planned Victorian seaside resort, see original town plans, artefacts, displays about the Pier, Bandstand and the area East of Pier, watch films about Eastbourne in the Heritage Centre cinema and choose from a wide range of books, gifts, postcards and cards available from the shop.

New Exhibition
Eastbourne’s Devonshire Park – the Duke’s Pleasure Ground
Take a new look at Devonshire Park; see how the Park developed into the main cultural area of the town and it’s continuing use as a sports, theatre, arts and music hub.

Find out about Devonshire Park from its origins in 1870s up to the new "Devonshire Quarter' project - a vision for the Park's future a film presented by Eastbourne’s international tennis champion Johanna Konta that is now under construction with new facilities for the Aegon International, pre-Wimbledon tennis tournaments, designs for a Welcome Building, new conference facilities and restoration of Eastbourne's iconic Listed buildings the 20th century Congress Theatre and the Victorian gems of the Devonshire Park Theatre and Winter Garden.

Talks - Please visit www.eastbourneheritagecentre.co.uk or contact the Centre.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Adult £3.00
Senior/Student £2.50
Child £1
Family £6

All of the above full price admission tickets allows one free re-entry within 28 days.



  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups


Map & Directions

Eastbourne Heritage Centre

Type:Heritage Centre

2 Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BT
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Call direct on:

Tel01323 411189

Opening Times

* From 31st March to 27th October - Monday, Thursday, Friday 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Saturday 10am to 4pm (until 24th March)

Sunday 2pm to 5pm

(Closed Tuesday and Wednesday)

Visit website or telephone 01323 411189 to check opening times after October 2018

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