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Worthing Museum and Art Gallery

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Always good to return

I made my first visit here as a lad back in the late 50s and I can still see some of the exhibits I... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Boyzdungood
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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A brilliant Museum for young and old

I recently had the great pleasure of visiting Worthing's Museum and Art Gallery for the very first... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
davidgC2390BS
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Graffham, United Kingdom
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If you have a passion for the very best in Regency and Victorian fashion, want to be inspired by artists such as Stanley Spencer, William Holman-Hunt and Philip Jackson, or are looking to discover why Worthing residents take such quiet pride in...more
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Chapel Road, Worthing BN11 1HP, England
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+44 1903 221448
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I made my first visit here as a lad back in the late 50s and I can still see some of the exhibits I 'd seen then still there now. But there are always things I find that amaze me that I hadn't seen before....More

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Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hello, It's great to hear that you have enjoyed your many visits to us over the years. Our collections are much larger that people imagine so we regularly change many of our exhibits and exhibitions with varying pieces from across Archaeology, Costume, Fine Art, Toys...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

I recently had the great pleasure of visiting Worthing's Museum and Art Gallery for the very first time. What I really wanted to see was Sussex shepherd Michael Blann's song book, which he used when singing his early 20th century folk songs. However I spent...More

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Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hello David, Thank you for leaving a lovely review. It's wonderful to hear about your visit. We're extremely proud of our collections and always looking to display them to and engage a wider audience, so it's great knowing that you found them of interest despite...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

Free to visit. The museum is large goes over 2 floors. I often visit this place. The art exhibits are great ,although I don't always understand them.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

I visited the museum to waste some time before my train home from Worthing and was pleasantly surprised by both the size of the collection and the interesting items on display. The art gallery upstairs was also a revelation with a whole Juno Calypso exhibition...More

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Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Our art curator is always trying to expand our horizons with a unique and differing offering in our gallery, with Isolation Chamber Vacation being just one of our many exhibitions through...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Although compact it is amazing how long you can spend in this museum enjoying local history, fashions and toys. One of the main reasons for writing this view concerns the "War Memorial" listed on Trip Advisor. The Memoral listed is that for the Boer War...More

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Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hello, It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your visit. Local history is undoubtedly a huge area of expertise for us and we try to share this through events and exhibitions as much as possible for us. Equally, it's great you enjoyed seeing both our costume...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

It may not be one of the biggest museums but it punches above its size. The management are to be congratulated on their refreshing approach. Regular changes in exhibitions maintains ones interestMore

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Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hello, Thank you for the kind review. We always try to engage our visitors and the public as much as possible so it's terrific to hear visitors' thoughts on our events and exhibitions. Our curator's are always looking for new ways of displaying our collections...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

A lovely museum, free to go in and some great info about Worthing's history, well worth a visit. Parking on the street is available during the day for 2 free hours.

Thank Ches666
Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hello, Thank you for the lovely review. We're always pleased to hear people have enjoyed their visit to us. We take great pride in being able to showcase the history of Worthing and it's wonderful that you found it to be insightful. Best regards, Stephen

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I love the Worthing museum. When i worked in the town i used to visit the museum weekly. The staff and changing exhibitions are fabulous. I love the dolls house. The garden with the sculptures is an oasis of calm in a busy town. The...More

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Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hi Liz, It's great to hear that you have enjoyed your visits to the museum. We're always happy to hear people have enjoyed our costume collection and also our garden sculptures. Our sculptures are never permanent and are changed throughout the year, so hopefully we'll...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

I knew Worthing museum from my last visit some 30 years ago, but I didn't remember much. I live locally and my other interests mean I know people who work at the museum, so I must declare an interest. But it is tremendous. I can...More

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Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi Peter, Thank you for your glowing feedback, we really appreciate it! It's a pleasure to hear your enthusiasm for our archaeological exhibits and likewise that you intend to return to find out more about Worthing's rich local history. Best regards, Stephen S

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Worthing museum is a brilliant town museum that will interest locals and visitors alike. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and the changing art exhibition means that frequent visits are always rewarded with new experiences

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Stephen S, Marketing Officer at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi Annie, Thank you for your lovely comments, I'm glad you felt welcomed by our staff and thought they were friendly. We hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Stephen S

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