We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fishing Museum

201 Kings Road Arches | Lower Promenade, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
+44 1273 723064
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Twilight Bike Tour of Brighton
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average26%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“free entry” (5 reviews)
“hard life” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
201 Kings Road Arches | Lower Promenade, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
+44 1273 723064
Write a Review
Reviews (75)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Problem here could be opening times. Went there twice but it was close. Third time lucky and saw black n white pics of fishermen of yore. Interesting information if you are into social history.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Interesting little museum with lots of local flavour. Great for a trip back in time - lov d the videos of times past.

Thank Vinophiles
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Brilliant place. Very interesting and friendly staff. Easy to walk around and lots to see. Good little find

Thank EmmaH1986
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Maybe I am a bit naive but I never really think of Brighton as being a fishing port but I suppose in the past it would need to have been this to provide industry. As a result the Fishing Museum gives you an insight into...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed 17 May 2017

this little museum is pleasant and a must it gives you a little bit of history on fishing the boats and what use to go on in the olden days swimming competitions aswell and its free

Thank deval33
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

A small and interesting museum telling the story of the local fishing industry. It is well worth popping in and spending some time understanding the industry and the impact on the local community. It costs nothing to visit, however donations are appreciated. There is one...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

For free you can't go wrong...very interesting and thought evoking...well worth a visit as things in there to interest all

Thank Tim I
Reviewed 20 February 2017

One beautifully preserved boat, some other bits and pieces, and a lot of black and white photographs on the walls. Worth dropping in from the beach to have a quick look round.

Thank myjlcr
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A lovely place to pop into when walking along the seafront. It's a reminder of how life used to be here, fascinating and touching. It's free and well worth exploring.

Thank 11London1111
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Very interesting local fishing museum, right on the beach. It's full of memorabilia and artefacts about the local fishing community but also about Brighton beach and its holiday makers since the 19th century. Quite fun and very instructive. A must if you want to understand...More

Thank ixou
Nearby Restaurants
805 reviews
.15 km away
Bottom's Rest
56 reviews
.22 km away
The Lion & Lobster
750 reviews
.17 km away
Al Fresco Bar & Restaurant
1,112 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Old Market
80 reviews
.27 km away
British Airways i360
1,602 reviews
.39 km away
The Bees Mouth
33 reviews
.27 km away
Freemasons Tavern
14 reviews
.41 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fishing Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines