Local history sites for Brighton & Hove

Booth Museum
https://brightonmuseums.org.uk/booth/
All about birds, butterflies, fossils, and bones, the Booth Museum displays an A to Z of the natural world – from Ants to Zebras, Azaleas to Zooplankton!

Brighton Fishing Museum
https://www.seafrontheritage.co.uk/fishing-museum
Hundreds of pictures and artefacts, together with a 27 foot clinker built punt boat, the traditional Sussex fishing boat.

Brighton Toy and Model Museum
https://www.brightontoymuseum.co.uk/
Guest collections and a core collection of over ten thousand items densely packed into a set of Victorian cellars covering four thousand square feet.

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
https://brightonmuseums.org.uk/brighton/
Its diverse collections bring together the arts and history to tell stories about the city and the world we live in.

Foredown Tower
http://www.portslade.org/foredown-tower/
This converted Edwardian water tower is famous for housing the largest Camera Obscura in the South East.

Hove Museum
https://brightonmuseums.org.uk/hove/
A family friendly museum with one of the finest craft collections in the UK.

West Blatchington Windmill
https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/leisure-and-libraries/museums-and-attractions/west-blatchington-windmill
Discover how grain is turned into flour in a traditional windmill, and explore a fascinating display of historical milling and agriculture exhibits.

The Keep
https://www.thekeep.info/
A purpose built archive and historical resource centre which stores, conserves and gives the public access to the records of its three managing partners: The East Sussex Record Office, The University of Sussex Special Collections, and the Royal Pavilion and Museums Local History Collections.

 

Hove Civic Society: 
https://hovecivicsociety.org/
Stimulate community interest in Hove and its surroundings, encourage high standards of architecture, town planning and the conservation of buildings of historical interest.

The Brighton Society
https://www.brighton-society.org.uk/
Concerned with both the aesthetic and social issues involved in town planning.

The Kemptown Society
https://www.kemptown-society.org.uk/
The conservation of the Kemptown Estate and a social forum for its members.

Montpelier & Clifton Hill Society
http://www.montpelierandcliftonhill.org/
To protect our conservation area from unwelcome developments.

The Regency Society
https://regencysociety.org/
Encourages excellence in conservation, planning, design and construction in Brighton & Hove.

 

Sussex Family History Group
https://www.sfhg.org.uk/
For all those interested in family history and genealogical research in Sussex, England.

Sussex Industrial Archaeology Society
http://www.sussexias.co.uk/
As they say, …the study of the working life of past generations through the physical and documentary evidence that they left behind.