Museums in West Sussex

Selsey Lifeboat Museum

Selsey PO20 0DL

Today's lifeboat station at Selsey operates an all weather Tyne class lifeboat (AWL 47-031 'Voluntary Worker') and a D class inshore lifeboat (ILB D691 'Betty and Thomas Moore'). Over its 150-year history the crew have been presented with 10 awards for gallantry.

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.

Standen - National Trust

Standen, West Hoathly Road
East Grinstead RH19 4NE

Standen is a fine show-piece of the late 19th-century Arts & Crafts Movement, featuring rich William Morris textiles and wallpapers, complemented by contemporary furniture, ceramics and pictures of the time. Philip Webb, friend of William Morris, designed this family house in the 1890s.

Steyning Museum

The Museum, Church Street
Steyning BN44 3YB

Steyning, Bramber and Upper Beeding are full of surprises. There has been a castle in Bramber since the time of William the Conqueror. Steyning church was founded by a Saxon saint - with a very strange story.

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.