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Throughout the year, Littlehampton Museum creates a number of mini exhibitions and displays on various subjects found within the archives.


This page features a list of those currently available.


Museum Reception:


Norman Thompson Flying Boat

We showcase this wonderful, handmade model of a Norman Thompson Flying Boat, a recent donation to the Museum. Learn about the company and the man himself.


Flying Boat Display


The Butterworth Gallery:




Now housed in our Butterworth Gallery, this exhibition tells the true story behind the Wicked Little Letters film. The falling out of two friends living in Western Road in Littlehampton in the 1920s led to a fascinating and bizarre series of events including libelous letters, false accusations and prison sentences...

Curated by Gill, one of the Museum volunteers.


Highlights Case - Archaeology Gallery:


Treasures from the Ground.

A display of some of the fantastic finds discovered in the local area by metal detectorists, including a rare Anglo Saxon hanging bowl mount and a gold Roman child's ring.


The Butterworth Gallery, Case 22


DDay 80 Exhibition









mini exhibitions 2023