Arundel Castle & Gardens
Arundel Castle and Gardens
Arundel BN18 9AB
There is nearly 1,000 years of history at this great castle, situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex and built at the end of the 11th century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel. Collections: The results of all this history are concentrated at the castle, which houses a fascinating collection of fine furniture dating from the 16th century, tapestries, clocks, and portraits by Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Mytens, Lawrence, Reynolds, etc. Personal possessions of Mary, Queen of Scots and a selection of historical, religious and heraldic items from the Duke of Norfolk's collection are also on display.
Bognor Regis Local History Museum
69 High Street
Bognor Regis PO21 1RY
Bognor Regis Local History Society was formed in 1979 to promote research into, and recording of, the town's history. Collections: Locally found fossils. Social history collections reflecting past local businesses from pawnbrokers to photography, toys to tobbaconist and chemists to cobblers.
Shoreham Airport Historical Association & Archive
Terminal Building, Shoreham Airport
Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5FF
The services offered at the Visitor Centre include an introduction to the aviation world to anybody of any age and above all with any interest. For those wishing to experience the world of aviation we have regular airport guided tours and our Visitor Centre is full of interesting displays relating to Shoreham's history. Collections: The Archive houses a massive collection of photographs and literature dating back 95 years. In addition, we also publish a quarterly journal which contains a large degree of research material.
Storrington & District Museum
The Old School, School Lane
Storrington RH20 4LL
The museum houses local archaeology, articles from local churches, domestic history, details of local people and their memorabilia, artefacts of vanished local places, trades and services and articles from the two world wars.
West Sussex Record Office
3 Orchard Street
Chichester PO19 1DD
The record office acquires, preserves and makes publicly available the documented and recorded heritage of the county.