Mum’s The Word!

Mum’s The Word!

We’re looking forward to Mother’s Day at the end of this month – are you? We think that Mums deserve the best, and if they love True CRIME – we’re it! That’s why we’ll be celebrating with a very special offer – Mums go FREE this Mother’s Day! That’s right, you can get your Mum into the Museum by grabbing one of our Mother’s Day tickets here. So, if you want to get your Crime loving Mum a KILLER gift this Mother’s Day, bring her down! ...
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The Kray’s Boxing Gloves

The Kray’s Boxing Gloves

The Krays were notoriously big on boxing, showing a real aptitude for it in their youth – Ronnie was said to overpower every opponent he came across whereas Reggie would take them down with cold, calculated blows. Ronnie and Reggie in their youth, ready to fight! Some have even argued that if they hadn’t gone on to become London’s most FEARED gangsters that they would have been successful professional boxers. After they stepped into the criminal UNDERWORLD, they boxed less and less – but were still very fond of the sport. These boxing gloves signed by the Kray Twins were donated to a charity auction for underprivileged children in 1985. ...
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Groups, Groups, Groups!

Groups, Groups, Groups!

We’re looking forward to welcoming a whole host of great groups this year from all over the world! We have Curator’s Tours and CRIME Walks through Hastings and St. Leonards to tickle the fancy of even the most die-hard True CRIME addicts – we bet you had no idea what’s gone on in YOUR neighbourhood! If you have a language school, a hen party or even just fancy celebrating that VERY successful heist, CLICK HERE to get in touch with Laura, our Group Bookings Manager, for more information! ...
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In the POUND!

In the POUND!

We can't believe it's been a whole MONTH since our Dress Up Your Dog day! After a day full of fun (and dogs!) we had our submissions for our photo competition - Crufts Crime Edition! Check out the competition (and the winners) below!!! And the winners... ...
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Curator’s Reviews! The Little Book of Jack the Ripper

Curator's Reviews! The Little Book of Jack the Ripper... Joel and Jeffrey are enthralled by The Little Book of Jack the Ripper IN A NUTSHELL: The Whitechapel Society was formed twenty years ago to promote the study of the Ripper murders. Members meet bi-monthly and a dozen have contributed chapters to ‘The Little Book of Jack the Ripper”.  The book focuses on the victims, suspects and the social and historic background of the case. (Hardback, it’s 189pgs long with B&W spot illustrations. RRP £9.99)  THE LITTLE BOOK OF JACK THE RIPPER by The Whitechapel Society THE VERDICT:The mystery of Jack the Ripper is so enticing and enduring that it cuts through all ensuing eras. The 1980s was a particularly fertile decade for anyone captivated by the tale and movies, TV documentaries and bestselling paperbacks flooded the market, each with a solution more outlandish than the last: The Masons did it… Jack was a Royal Prince! A Hastings hairdresser and a half-human sewer beast also...
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This Month’s Competition Winner!

This Month’s Competition Winner!

Welcome to our NEW News Feed! Tune in here for new exhibits, announcements, competitions, stories, offers and EVEN MORE! Our very first story is about our #MagnificentMondays winner for November! Lucky Mandie Burst has won a Christmas Tour of the Museum with Scrooge! Don't worry if you didn't win!🙂 We still have time slots available every night in December for only £7.50pp! Check out (and BOOK) your Xmas Crime Tour now! ...
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