Covid-19 Update – Lewes Castle and Museum 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. If you wish to support us during this time, we would be grateful for 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.