The Pevensey Court House Museum and Gaol - Celebrating 50 Years As a Museum!
Heritage Open Days
In association with Visit Eastbourne on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September with free admission!
Our mostly uncovered and restored Tudor gaol window will be on view. Also "Pevensey's Norman Mint" written by the British Museum.
Please note: the Museum will close at 1pm on Friday 8th September.
The prison cells and exercise yard are closed at the moment (downstairs). Limited opening of the prison cells under the supervision of staff.
There is a video tour of the prison cells on Facebook page - click here.
From the 1st May until 30th September we are open from Wednesday to Sunday including Bank Holidays each week.
Also Sundays 1st and 8th October.
Opening hours 11am to 4pm.
Booked groups are welcome throughout the year, please telephone 01323 733419.
Discover the Old Court Room including the Dock as it was used until 1886, with the Prison Cells, Exercise Yard and stocks below.
View our amazing history from the Romans to 1945 and fascinating items such as:
- William I Silver Penny minted in Pevensey
- Fully Costumed Beadle
- Dinosaur Footprint
- Bail certificates available!
- Children's Discovery Trails
- Souvenirs maps and booklets
- Ancient Seals
- Old Weights and Measures
- Fascinating Bygones in the Robing Room
- Changing Displays
- Group bookings welcome
Find us near the main car park and St. Nicolas Church
Local buses and trains.
Seniors and Students £1.50.
Under 16's with an adult FREE.
Telephone the Curator: 01323 733419