Covid-19 Update – Lewes Castle Museum and Gardens CLOSED until further notice.
As a charity we receive no core Government funding and rely solely on the generosity of our members and the public. Please support us during this time with a Donation.
Climb to the top for stunning panoramic views
Where you can also see Brack Mount – unusually, Lewes Castle has not one but two castle mounds.
The Museum of Sussex Archaeology next door at Barbican House has local collections from the prehistoric period to the present. A mini-cinema tells the story of Lewes and our bookshop sells new and second-hand books, on the history and archaeology of Lewes, Sussex and the South Downs.
Combined ticket with Anne of Cleves House available.
November to February: 10.00am to 3.45pm. Tuesday to Saturday
March to October: 10.00am to 5.30pm, Tuesday to Saturday
We open at 11.00am on Sundays, Mondays and Bank holidays throughout the year.
Last admission 30minutes before closing.
Closed: Mondays in January, February, March, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
Download a Lewes Leaflet 2020 here.
We only allow assistance dogs into the museum and gardens.
Why not download our Lewes Castle audio guide?
Interested in becoming a volunteer? Find out more on our Volunteer page.
Contact: Lewes Castle & Museum, 169, High Street, Lewes, BN7 1YE. Tel: 01273 486290, email.