Brighton Fishing Museum (Brighton) Reviews
Newest Review: ... photograph of several dozen local seamen, fishermen and boatmen, all named, will delight family historians. Horizontal space is imaginatively divided to display a traditional fishing boat under the high, arched roof. A side room houses a special exhibition on Brighton's derelict West Pier and plans for its future. The Brighton Fishing Museum is administered a trust, as is the surrounding Fishing Quarter. Entry is free. When I was there the museum was unmanned. Visitors seeking respite from the noisy conviviality and heat of the lower promenade wandered through the open doors to explore the cool, quiet space within. One young man, sti... more
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by Froxwedge - written on 29/07/10
Tucked away in the former fish market beneath an archway, in the midst of the lower promenade's raucous version of café society, the museum quietly celebrates older Brighton traditions. The museum portrays Brighton's fishing community from the C18 to the recent past. It is particularly strong on C19 photographs, and a 1864 photograph of several dozen local seamen, fishermen and boatmen, all named, will delight family historians. Horizontal space is imaginatively divided to display a traditional fishing boat under the high, arched roof. A side room houses a special exhibition on Brighton's derelict West Pier and plans for its future. The Brighton ... Read the complete review
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