Newhaven Fort

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Fort Road
East Sussex

Newhaven Fort is an award winning attraction and a fine example of an English fortification, Newhaven Fort has the sights and sounds of the past, offering a truly unforgettable day out for the whole family. Newhaven Fort's on-site military museum demonstates its role through the First and Second World Wars, offering exciting glimpses into England's dramatic wartime past. Offering a warm welcome and a day out with a difference, a visit to Newhaven Fort is not to be missed!

Further information

Opening Hours:

Newhaven Fort will be open every day of the week in 2016 from 15th February to 6th November. We open from 10.00am - 5pm, with last admission at 4pm. Dogs welcome on a lead.


Gift Aid Charges (standard in brackets) Adult £7.70 (£7.00) Senior £6.35 (5.75) Student £5.95 (£5.40) Child £5.10 (£4.60) Family (2 Adults & 2/3 Children) £23.10 (£21.00) Disabled Adult £4.15 (£3.75) Disabled Child £1.20 (£1.05) Carer £2.40 (£2.15)

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Cafeteria
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Meeting room available
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Facilities information:

1940's Tea Room open 10.00am - 5.00pm Last orders at 4.30pm.


  • 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
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available

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