Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery is a museum and art gallery located in, Hastings, East Sussex, England. Established in 1892, it originally resided in the Brassey Institute, but moved to its current location in 1927 it displays art, culture, and history from around the world. As of 2019[update] it had around 97,000 objects of local history, natural sciences, fine and decorative arts, and world cultures.
The early local history gallery recounts the history of the area from prehistory to the Saxons. Local wildlife is displayed in dioramas of different local habitats, and there is a dinosaur gallery. Other galleries include local wildlife and a Native North American collection, featuring the Plains and Sub-Arctic areas and the life of Hastings-born conservationist Archibald Belaney, who adopted the name "Grey Owl".
In addition to the 'static' displays, the museum holds regular exhibitions and talks relating to both aspects of local history and features of local interest.
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