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Newhaven Fort, Newhaven

4.4
#12 of 47 in Museums in East Sussex
Military Museum Military Facility
An award-winning attraction and a fine example of an English fortification Newhaven Fort is the perfect place for a family day out. Newhaven Fort houses exhibitions and displays that keep visitors enthralled for hours as well as stunning cliff top views. There is also a on-site cafรฉ, gift shop, under 12's outdoor adventure playground and free parking.

Newhaven Fort is open to the public from 1st March - 31st October. The Fort remains open during the winter for school and group visits.

Newhaven Fort operated by Wave Leisure Trust Ltd
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4.4
  • What an interesting place! Watch the video first it puts it all in perspective. The room exhibitions were excellent and well displayed and the 'live' exhibits in uniform very knowledgeable. We learnt ...  more »
  • Visited with my husband and parents. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Definitely try out the blitz experience. However my top tip is to have lunch in the cafe. My ploughmans was amazing. Very gener...  more »
  • I did as not know what to expect when I arrived at the fort as Iโ€™d only see it in the leaflet. It was well worth the train over from Hastings, I canโ€™t remember the name of the lady that served me at t...  more »
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  • Excellent afternoon visit. I went for the classic car show. However the rest of the Fort is amazing. Loads of history kids will live the tunnels and also the gun emplacements. Super views overlooking the harbour and local sights.
  • A brilliant venue for parties & social events. Loads of atmosphere and great views over Seaford Bay, South Downs and the channel.
  • Fascinating complex of buildings and tunnels - very popular with children. Also includes a good exhibition about the Home Front, with an air raid shelter that simulates a bombing raid. Cafe and adventure playground. Prices are reasonable.
  • We do American Civil War re-enacting here every year with our society called "SOSKAN"....the "Southern Skirmish Association". Excellent views, good cafe, very good WW2 displays, and friendly, knowledgeable staff, make this a good day out!
  • Spent a good few hrs walking round the passage ways and finding lot to look at well worth going. Old fashion cafe there to๐Ÿ‘Œโ˜•๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿšฝ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ฐ

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