1. South East and London
  2. East Sussex
  3. Eastbourne

Attraction Information

Since its opening in 1923, the Towner Gallery has been dedicated to exhibiting works of art from all eras, as well as preserving the heritage of Eastbourne and promoting contemporary art.

The Towner Gallery is a vibrant cultural institution. With its stunning contemporary architecture and impressive collection of art, it has established itself as a leading destination for those seeking a diverse range of artistic experiences.

Art Gallery

The gallery is home to a vast array of artwork, including paintings, sculptures, photography, and installations, showcasing the talents of both established and emerging artists. Its commitment to promoting and supporting local artists is reflected in its annually curated exhibitions, highlighting the richness and creativity of the regional art scene.

Additionally, the Towner Gallery offers a wide range of educational programs and workshops, aiming to engage and inspire audiences of all ages. With its dynamic and ever-changing exhibitions, the Towner Gallery invites visitors to explore the world of contemporary art and discover new perspectives. So, this gallery is great even for kids! The Towner Gallery contains an impressive collection of more than 4,000 works by British artists spanning many centuries.

Hands On Activities at Towner Gallery

Visitors can participate in a multitude of workshops and hands-on activities. From painting and drawing classes to pottery and sculpture sessions, the Learning Studio encourages people of all ages and abilities to explore their artistic potential. It's a great way to get children interested in art and creative activities.

Towner also offers a dedicated Community Room, a versatile space that hosts a range of events and gatherings. From film screenings and book clubs it's perfect for both kids and adults.

Dining at Towner Gallery

There are two places to eat with a second floor restaurant and ground floor cafe. An ideal place to stop for a drink ot light meal and chat about what you have seen at the gallery with family and friends.

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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, Closed
  • Tuesday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Friday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday, 10:00 - 17:00
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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Child (4-17) : Free
  • Adult (17-18+) : Free

Free entry

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Plan Your Visit


Stopwatch IconTypical visit time 2 - 3 hours

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Yes there is parking.

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Contact Details

Towner Art Gallery
Devonshire Park
College Road
East Sussex
BN21 4JJ

Tel: 01323434670

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