Redoubt Fortress Military Museum

From Prehistory to present day...

Heritage Eastbourne cares for a number of incredible collections. Some of their stories can be found in the Pavilion.

The Eastbourne collections preserve and record the stories of Eastbourne dating back millions of years

Our Collections

Eastbourne's Treasure

Discover... incredible objects

Uncover rare stories from Eastbourne's past and find out what makes ordinary objects so extraordinary
Stories of People

Discover... stories of people

There are so many stories of people from Eastbourne including Britains first black briton - Beachy Head Woman

Buy prints from our collections

Devonshire Park

Purchase prints or scans of our photography collection. Fees apply for commercial use.



Collection Events

Collection eventsGet hands on with our collections and find out what it takes to preserve internationally important objects.



If you have anything you would like to donate, contact us to find out how.



VolunteerUse our research service to reveal the stories from the collections. Contact us to find out more or book an appointment 

Did You Know?

Heritage Eastbourne has over 300 skeletons in it's collections
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Admission Prices for the Fortress


  • Adult £4.50
  • Senior/Student £3.25
  • Child £2.50
  • Family (up to 5 people) £12*

* must include 1 child under 16


Ticket Info

Image Gallery

Tea Dance at the Redoubt Fortress

View our slideshow featuring many of the fascinating exhibits found in the exhibition.


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