Visit Lewes Castle and the adjoining Museum of Sussex Archaeology to view artefacts from prehistoric to medieval Sussex, plus temporary exhibitions that showcase treasures from our collections.
Discover the story of Lewes through a delightful model of the town and short film, and look out for talks and workshops throughout the year.
|Family (2 adults + up to 4 children)||£26.00|
|Family (1 adult + up to 3 children)||£17.60|
|Members of The Sussex Archaeological Society||Free|
Lewes Castle Opening Times
March to October – 10.00 am to 5.30 pm
November to February – Tuesday - Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm
Museum gift shop - Tuesday to Sunday 10 am - 5 pm all year round
Last Admission 30 minutes before closure
The site will close at 1 pm on 24th December (Christmas Eve) and is closed on 26th December (Boxing Day).
Access to the museum: there is a small flight of steps down to the ground floor galleries and another, larger, flight up to those on the first floor. Due to the historic nature of the building there is no lift.
The historic nature of the castle site means access is limited to ground level for anyone who has difficulty walking. There is an accessible pavilion in the Gun Garden with panels depicting the panorama visible from the top of the keep.
- Large Print Leaflets / Guides / Menus
Large print information is available at the reception desk and in the galleries.
Some interpretation panels are in braille.
- Guide Dogs Welcome
Offers & Events
169 High St,
Lewes, BN7 1YE