Reenactment images courtesy of Peter Grant

Battle Tapestries

Included in the 1066 exhibition is a complete print of the Bayeux Tapestry by Charles Stothard, recreations of scenes from the Tapestry and a replica of the Alderney Tapestry which was completed in 2013.

Special Exhibition: Medicine in Battle

This season's special exhibition tells the story of medicine in Battle in the 19th and early 20th Centuries.  Come and learn about the personalities and treatments of the time, mapped against developments in the science of Medicine.


The exhibition tells the story of England’s most famous battle which was fought on the site of Battle Abbey and may even have reached the site of the Museum.  Included is The Battle of Hasting axe, possibly the only surviving relic of the Battle of Hastings.

Battle museum of local history