Exhibition

Beside the Seaside: snapshots of British Coastal Life, 1880-1950

17 Sep 2008 – 13 Apr 2009

Event times

10:00 - 17:00 Daily

Cost of entry

Admission is free

National Maritime Museum

London, United Kingdom

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  • DLR - Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich or Greenwich

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Beside the seaside: Beside the Seaside: snapshots of British coastal life, 1880 —1950

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From dramatic coastlines and idyllic fishing villages to sea-bathing, promenades and donkey rides, the popularity of the seaside has led to its enduring status as a quintessential British experience. This exhibition brings together photographs, posters and seaside memorabilia to capture the essence of both working life and early tourism along the British coast.

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