Fishing Museum, Brighton

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The Brighton Fishing Museum is a small museum dedicated to Brighton's fishing history. It is located a short distance to the west of Brighton Pier within an area known as the Fishing District in one of the arches on the Kings' Road, which runs along Brighton's beach. It opened in 1992 and is free to enter.
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  • I'm a northerner, I don't reach into my pocket unless I feel it a must. On leaving I slotted a few quid in the donations pot. This museum isn't my kettle of fish BUT the exhibitions were wonderful. Wh...  more »
  • Not just about fishing! There's also lots interesting information, images, films and objects relating to the history of the beach, the swimming club and the Pier. It's free and definitely worth taking...  more »
  • This is a free attraction and is worth a stop. The old signs and the old equipment were quite interesting and there were no crowds.  more »
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  • Pop in and see what Brighton was like years ago. Just as fun as it is now, it appears! Old cine films bring to life good times of old. And it's free, and somewhere to sit for a short while.
  • A great place to catch up with local history. Surrounded by some tasty fresh seafood.
  • It is very small museum, but very nice. When you walk on Brighton seafront, you should go have a look..
  • It's free museum, but very small. I spend about one minute there, not really my "cup of tea", however for someone it can be interesting.
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During the height of the tourist season and on most weekends Brighton is a very congested city, where driving is difficult and parking is limited in the central areas most frequented by tourists. Avoid getting stressed out by staying at a self-catering apartment or a private B&B farther away from this part of town. Brighton's famous nightlife may be a bit far from there, but you can still enjoy seafront walks, good restaurants, and excellent shopping. Private seafront lodgings allow you to enjoy your stay quietly in comfort, while remaining within walking distance of Brighton's best beaches. 
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