3D Museum Tours Available

Virtual Tours courtesy of local firm 3D Media Solutions. Click on our property names and use your cursor to explore within each of the images Anne of Cleves House Museum & Gardens, Fishbourne Roman Palace Museum, Lewes Castle & Museum … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on March 26, 2020

Closure of our Six Historic Sites

In this time of uncertainty we have decided to close our six historic sites including the gardens. This is in line with government guidance on the spread of coronavirus and the need to safeguard the health of our staff, volunteers … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on March 20, 2020

Coronavirus

Sussex Past takes the health and welfare of its staff and visitors seriously. We are following Public Health England advice to ensure our historic properties continue to be safe and welcoming for everyone.

Posted in Uncategorised on March 6, 2020

Digitialisation of early SAC volumes

Since 1847 the Society has published its Sussex Archaeological Collections annually. Carefully curated by the research team, it has become the first port of call for anyone interested in the history and archaeology of Sussex and the south east. Editions … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on May 20, 2019

Britain’s earliest rabbit found at Fishbourne

Experts have found the remains of Britain’s earliest rabbit – a discovery which reveals bunnies arrived in the country 1,000 years earlier than previously thought. Rabbits are native to Spain and France. It had been thought they were a medieval … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on May 2, 2019

3D Museum Tours

The Society has been working with local firm 3D Media Solutions to capture Anne of Cleves House Museum & Gardens, Fishbourne Roman Palace Museum, Lewes Castle & Museum and Michelham Priory House  in 3D. Click on each of the property … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on August 14, 2018

Data Protection and Privacy

Under the  new European Data Protection  Regulations (GDPR), the Society has revised and updated its Privacy Policy and procedures to ensure we manage personal data in full compliance with the new regulations and to the most robust standards.  Please review … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on June 6, 2018

New Resources for Volunteers at Michelham Priory

The Gardens & Environment volunteering team at Michelham Priory has grown from just two members in 2014, to 18 this year. To support this dedicated team, which cares for the site’s eleven acres of gardens and grounds, the Sussex Archaeological … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on April 26, 2018