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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Brighton

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Brighton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 127 Brighton museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Brighton Museum And Art Gallery

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Brighton Museum And Art Gallery houses an important and eclectic collection, with plenty of opportunities to get involved with their dynamic and inno...

Toy and Model Museum

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

It's like every kid's dream come true: thousands of toys in a secret underground vintage train station, hidden underneath a new one! The Toy and Mode...

Booth Museum of Natural History

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ever since Edward Booth opened the Booth Museum in 1874 with his lifetime collection of stuffed British birds, the museum has remained a fascinating,...

Hove Museum and Art Gallery

  • Hove
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Hove Museum is one of the most family friendly and accessible museums in the south east with an unusual Indian gateway in its grounds. It houses one...

Lewes Castle

  • Lewes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Lewes Castle is great little Norman castle that is over a thousand years old, with a series of spiral staircases leading to the highest tower, which...

Worthing Museum and Art Gallery

  • Worthing
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Worthing Museum and Art Gallery is a family friendly museum with lots to see. Explore the costume gallery or marvel at the Victorian childrens nurser...

Seaford Museum

  • Seaford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Seaford Museum should appeal to all age groups with displays that include a fascinating collection of material from pre historic times to the present...

High Salvington Windmill

  • Worthing
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

High Salvington Windmill is an extensively restored working windmill, which dates from roughly 1750. It gives an excellent opportunity for kids to ge...



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Michelham Priory and Gardens

  • Hailsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Michelham Priory is a historic house, gardens and working watermill dating back to Medieval times. Explore the house with its hands-on activities and...

Wings Museum

  • Balcombe
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Wings Museum is a really good place for the kids to find out what it was like during the second World War and involves plenty of sensory elements as...

Littlehampton Museum

  • Littlehampton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Littlehampton Museum is situated in a family friendly seaside town, boasting stunning award winning beaches and a vibrant river and harbour scene. Th...

Look and Sea Visitor Centre

  • Littlehampton
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Look and Sea Visitor Centre The newly refreshed Littlehampton Heritage Exhibition is now focused on the history of the river, harbour and seaside of...

Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre

  • Arundel
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Amberley Museum is a 36 acre open air site set in the South Downs National Park dedicated to the industrial heritage of the south east. Take a ride a...

Horsham Museum and Art Gallery

  • Horsham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Horsham Museum and Art Gallery offers lots of fun things for kids to do and is housed in a medieval timber framed building. They have over 26 galleri...

Bignor Roman Villa

  • Pulborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bignor Roman Villa is a great place to learn some interesting history in a beautiful setting, which includes the farm belonging to the family who are...

Bognor Museum

  • Bognor Regis
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At the Bognor Museum find out more of the history of early Bognor, when Sir Richard Hotham set about transforming a small fishing village into a fash...

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

  • Chichester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum was established in 1982 on the old RAF Tangmere airfield. From its beginnings in 1916, through its illustrious serv...

Cass Sculpture Foundation

  • Chichester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

With exhibits, modern sculptures and plenty of green space to explore you’re certain to enjoy a day out at Cass Sculpture Foundation. Discover some o...

Bexhill Museum

  • Bexhill
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bexhill Museum Newly refurbished and extended, the displays and exhibitions have something for everyone to enjoy. Main galleries include Costume and...

Weald and Downland Living Museum

  • Chichester
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Weald and Downland Living Museum covers 50 acres, with nearly 50 historic buildings dating from the 13th to 19th centuries, along with gardens, f...

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