History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
A film presentation takes you through the history of Newhaven Fort. See barracks laid out for inspection by the Sergeant Major, and see what life was like for the soldiers who served here and their families.
Museum displays cover the history of the Sussex and Surrey Yeomanry, Royal Observer Corps, and the events leading up to Dieppe and the D-Day landings.
The old Quartermaster's store has been transformed into an exhibition covering life on the Home Front during WWII, including a 'Blitz Experience' that recreates those awful days of 1941. And if that isn't sobering enough the First World War exhibition covers that bloody war, its causes, and the course of the conflict, including life in the trenches, with mementoes from the Battle of the Somme.
Special programmes cater to school visits and provide opportunities for young people to learn about the fort and the role played by the men and women who were based there over the years.
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About Newhaven Fort
Address: Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, England, BN9 9DS
Attraction Type: Historic Building
Website: Newhaven Fort
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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