Rustington Museum is now open at its new home in the Samuel Wickens Centre, Broadmark Lane, Rustington. Locating the Museum in the heart of the village.

The new space provides the Museum with a dedicated permanent exhibition gallery, showcasing the history of Rustington from prehistory to the present day. Giving visitors the opportunity to engage with Rustington’s past through the displays, a family trail, three hands on discovery stations and an interactive to explore in-depth more about the people and buildings of the village as well as an oral history hub to listen to memories of local people.

A temporary exhibition has also been created and is currently displaying an exhibition exploring the life and times of Mary and Beverley Taylor. Offering a glimpse into the fascinating story of the Taylors, a local family who have been integral to the uncovering of the history of Rustington. From finding evidence of prehistoric settlement in the area to rediscovering a forgotten First World War American aerodrome.

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