36 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea,
West Sussex BN43 5DA
- 10.30 am to 4.30 pm
- Tuesday - Saturday
- May - October inclusive
The medieval building in which Marlipins Museum presents its collections is of national importance (Grade II* Listed).
It houses more than 2,500 exhibits reflecting the rich history of the area, its archaeology, maritime shipbuilding past, the two World Wars, and the Shoreham Beach nature reserve.
Did you know the early British film industry started on
See the detailed display depicting the first films, such as the Mayor
of Casterbridge, and hear one of its famous actresses speaking about
the time before the studio burnt down.
Also on show are exhibits from Shoreham airport, opened in
1910 as the first licensed airfield in the country, as well as
information about the Old Fort, a 19th-century Palmerston fort
preserved on Shoreham Beach.
... and so much more! Visit the museum for a fascinating journey through the history of this ancient town and its people.