Explore Eastbourne's Castle and internationally important collections
Heritage Eastbourne offers so much for you to get involved with including archaeological digs, working with our collections and helping us tell the facsinating stories of Eastbourne.
The Redoubt Fortress is one of the South Coast's most historic landmarks, discover over 200 years of history at this unique Georgian Fortress. Built to defend the South Coast from Napoleon's forces it still stands as a unique monument to that time and also hosts a vibrant events programme.
Discover spectacular Sussex stories in our exhibitions including the tales of brave men leaving Eastbourne in the First World War to face the horrors of war in Eastbourne Pals - the sacrificial lambs and travel back in time to uncover the mysteries of the incredible people living in Eastbourne over 3000 years ago, see some of their treasures and realise what made Eastbourne so special in Bronze Age Eastbourne - Living on the Edge
We love working with schools and run a great outreach programme as well as school visits to the Redoubt. All education resources are tailored to meet the national curriculum using our excellent collections to cover subjects from pre-history to World War II.