Eastbourne Heritage Centre
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Collections include old photographs and ephemera tracing the transformation of Eastbourne from a quiet seaside town to a popular resort. See displays of old maps, and architectural drawings, plus fascinating scale models Eastbourne landmarks including the railway station, Winter Garden, Bandstand, and Sovereign Harbour.
Souvenirs of Eastbourne
A new exhibition shows souvenirs of Eastbourne dating to the Victorian period, including guidebooks, postcards, and holiday mementoes. There is a cinema where you can watch short films on Eastbourne's history, and a shop offering souvenirs, books about Eastbourne, postcards, and gifts. There is also an ongoing programme of special events.
There is a small admission fee (tickets are valid for 7 days).
Most photos are available for licensing, please contact Britain Express image library.
About Eastbourne Heritage Centre
Address: The Tower House, 2 Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England, BN21 4BT
Attraction Type: Museum
Website: Eastbourne Heritage Centre
Photo Credit: Eastbourne Heritage Centre, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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