East Grinstead Museum


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Old Market Yard Cantelupe Road
East Grinstead
West Sussex
RH19 3BJ
England

Interesting and varied displays trace the history of the town and surrounding area. Artefacts and memorabilia are interspersed with interactive touch screens and film. East Grinstead's association with WW2 Guinea Pig club and Sir Archibald McIndoe's pioneering work in plastic surgery is commemorated. The Museum's photographic collection, one of the largest in Sussex, is available to view on computer. There are temporary exhibitions and regular children's activities, see website for full details. Also facilities for research and a dedicated children's corner. Fully accessible including parking. Visits by schools and other groups welcome.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Wednesdays to Saturdays - 10am to 4pm Sundays and Bank Holidays - 2pm to 5pm Closed on Christmas and New Year

Charges:

Admission free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's play area
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Guided tours
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Touch exhibits

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