Sussex Archives and Libraries

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Sussex Wiki Topics
Flag of Sussex.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Sussex Background
Local Research Resources
England
Sussex
Archives and Libraries

Record Offices

East Sussex Record Office, The Keep

East Sussex Record Office, The Keep
The Keep
Woollards Way
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9BP UK
Telephone: 01273 482349
Email: thekeep@eastsussex.gov.uk
Website: East Sussex Record Office, The Keep

West Sussex Record Office

West Sussex Record Office
(Physical Address)
3 Orchard Street
Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1DD
(Correspondence only)
County Archivist
West Sussex Record Office
County Hall
Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1RN UK
Telephone: 01243 753602
Email: record.office@westsussex.gov.uk
Website: West Sussex Record Office

Documents and collections we have available at the Record Office to help your research, dating from 780 AD to the present day.

Archives

The Keep

The Keep
Woollards Way
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9BP UK
Telephone: 01273 482349
Email: thekeep@eastsussex.gov.uk
Website: The Keep

The Keep is a world-class centre for archives that opens up access to all the collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local History Collections and the internationally significant University of Sussex Special Collections. It is also a centre of excellence for conservation and preservation and represents the new generation of archive buildings in the UK.

West Sussex Past Portal

West Sussex Past Portal
Website: West Sussex Past Portal

Museums

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
Royal Pavilion Gardens
12A Pavilion Parade
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1EE UK
Telephone: 300 029 0900
Email: visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery is located in the Royal Pavilion garden, at the heart of the city’s cultural quarter. Its diverse collections bring together the arts and history to tell stories about the city and the world we live in.

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
John's Place
Bohemia Rd
Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1ET UK
Telephone: 1424 451052
Email: museum@hastings.gov.uk
Website: Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

Hastings Museum & Art Gallery is a family-friendly museum with amazingly diverse collections. There really is something for everyone here!
The Museum was established over 120 years ago and has always offered local people and visitors to the town the opportunity to explore art, culture and history from around the world. The Museum's collections continue to grow and it now has around 97,000 objects of local history, natural sciences, fine & decorative arts, and world cultures.

Weald and Downland Living Museum

Weald and Downland Living Museum
Open Air Theater Road
Singleton
Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0EU UK
Telephone: 1243 811363
Email: office@wealddown.co.uk
Website: Weald and Downland Living Museum

Come and discover rescued traditional rural buildings set in a beautiful landscape, which tell the stories of the men, women and children who lived and worked in them over a 950-year period.
Enjoy the Museum’s 40-acre site and visit our collection of historic buildings – we have 50 to explore. There is a regular programme of domestic and craft demonstrations, including cooking in our Tudor kitchen; blacksmithing in our Victorian smithy; plus seasonal demonstrations. Take a walk in the woods, bring the dog (we are dog friendly), visit the café kiosk or enjoy your own picnic.

For a long list of East Sussex museums, go to List of museums in East Sussex in Wikipedia.
For a long list of West Sussex museums, go to List of museums in West Sussex in Wikipedia.