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Address: 36 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DA, England
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+44 1273 462994
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Tue - Sat 10:30 - 16:30

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Another of those places we've walked or driven past numerous times but never visited. At last we managed it and have been kicking ourselves for not visiting before, however... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Worthing, United Kingdom
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Another of those places we've walked or driven past numerous times but never visited. At last we managed it and have been kicking ourselves for not visiting before, however, better late than ever. This is a small but beautiful museum in a Grade ll* listed building dating back to the12th century. You can't miss it, it's on Shoreham High Street... More 

Thank FerringFairy
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I had spotted this from thebus passing through.Stopped in nad was not disappointed.For £3 you get four rooms of fascinating local history.lots of odds and ends and a fascinating room about the pre war bohemian movie makers who lived and built their own bungalws out of old railway carriages!Archeology was interesting with quirky find of cat in hidden aperture making... More 

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Outside the intriguing stonework of a vey ancient building, inside a treasury of fascinating exhibits. I spent ages in the section of the area in the second world war soaking up information. The dedication of its volunteers is also to be commended in keeping this lovely little place going.

Thank islandlover99
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 December 2015

This museum is one of the oldest in Shoreham. It has similar stonework to its neighbour St Mary de Haura. Indeed following a collapse of the church in the 18th century, some fo the stones were used in repair the Marlipins. It has a lovely medieval timber frame roof, and many exhibits illustrating the various roles of aviation and shipping... More 

Thank chris w
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This little historic building houses many artefacts from the local area. There are a lot of nautical pieces on display.

Thank MikeDozy
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I find this place fascinating. The building itself is ancient and beautiful and the artefacts inside endlessly interesting. I learn and see something new every time I go. There is a regularly changing exhibition at the back upstairs.

Thank DaveSearbyMason
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is a small but interesting museum, full of local history. The collection is housed in an amazing building, well worth a visit.

Thank honeyb1945
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Really lovely old building, got round it in about 25 mins, reading and hAving a quick look at everything. Interesting little place.

Thank Foxy1974
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Went with my nephew and niece recently, and they loved the interactive nature of the miseum. I too found it very informative.

Thank Michael W
Emsworth, United Kingdom
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348 reviews
259 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Housed in a historic building on the High Street, Marlipins Museum does a good job exhibiting the history of Shoreham. This town has always been a port and much of the museum is devoted to ship models and maritime exhibits. Of particular interest is the exhibits about Bungalow Village, Shoreham Beach which was the site of the early British silent... More 


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