Reenactment images courtesy of Peter Grant
Welcome to Battle Local History, a site bringing together the collections of historical knowledge of the town and district of Battle, East Sussex, site of arguably the most decisive battle ever fought on English soil: the Battle of Hastings. Our aim is to engage the public in researching and understanding the fascinating history of this famous town. The buttons below link to the writings of the Historical Society, the collections of the town museum, extra information for visitors to Battle, and to Exhibitions Extra, a wealth of historical research and expert comment on the themes of Battle's development over the centuries.
It's more than just 1066...
In 2024 Battle Museum of Local History will be open from Friday 29 March 2024 (Battle Marbles Day!) and close on Saturday 2 November. The opening times are 10.30 to 16.30 Monday-Saturday.
THE LOCAL HISTORY OF BATTLE, EAST SUSSEX
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