Hove, East Sussex
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Outside the museum stands the Jaipur Gateway, and ornate gate transported to England from Rajastan in 1886.
Nearby is the British Enginerium, a museum of engines of every kind, housed in a restored Victorian pumphouse. Within the Enginerium are electric, steam engines of all sizes, and a working beam engine.
Just outside Hove is Foredown Tower, home to a working camera obscura. The tower is set on a hilltop, offering superb views over the South Downs and the coast The exhibition is housed in an Edwardian water tower. In addition to the camera obscura there are also interpretive exhibits telling the tale of local geography, wildlife, and flora.
Address: Hove, East Sussex, England
Attraction Type: Town
Location: 2 miles west of Brighton, on the A259
OS: TQ 2802 0532
Photo Credit: Simon Carey, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Hove, St Andrew's Church - 1.3 miles (Historic Church)
Preston Manor - 1.6 miles (Historic House)
Brighton, St Peter's Church - 1.6 miles (Historic Church)
Brighton Fishing Museum - 2 miles (Museum)
Royal Pavilion - 2.1 miles (Historic Building)
Seaford Museum of Local History - 3.2 miles (Museum)
Saddlescombe Farm - 3.9 miles (Countryside)
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