4 of the best indoor museums in Sussex

PUBLISHED: 09:52 16 March 2015 | UPDATED: 09:52 16 March 2015

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From aviation to art: a small selection of indoor museums across Sussex worth a visit.

Planet Earth, Newhaven

Watch out for dinosaurs at this Sussex-themed natural history museum at Paradise Park Garden Centre – there are life-sized replicas at every turn, endless educational displays plus large play areas.

paradisepark.co.uk; 01273 512123


Seaford Museum

Victorian domestic and wartime memorabilia are hidden beneath a Martello Tower at the east end of the beach. There is also a working model of the train station circa 1926. Open Sundays and bank holidays through the winter.

seafordmuseum.co.uk; 01323 898222


Hove Museum and Art Gallery

A great option for rainy days, it has a large collection of antique toys in the Wizard’s Attic, one of the largest craft displays in the country, plus regular hands-on activities for children. Entrance is free.

brighton-hove-rpml.org.uk; 03000 290900


Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

A must for dads and plane-spotters, this museum has several historic aircraft and memorabilia dating from WW1 to the Cold War. There are

also flight simulators and replica cockpits.

tangmere-museum.org.uk; 01243 790090



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