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Arundel Castle
  Arundel Castle – Visit one of the great historic castles of England, established by Robert de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel in 1068. In later centuries, the Dukes of Norfolk called this home, and they were in the thick of Tudor politics – one Duke was beheaded for his association with Mary Queen of Scots, another helped lead the Armada against the Spanish. The castle and grounds have been beautifully restored, and the castle is chock full of armor, stained glass, tapestries, dioramas bring history to life. The castle is open from April to October, closed on Saturdays, except in August. Throughout the year are special events – falconry demonstrations, jousting, and historic re-enactments.

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum (near Chichester) – This museum is dedicated to the history of aviation, and they have a large collection of airplanes, exhibits from the Battle of Britain, and flight simulators. Open February to November.

    Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (Chichester) – Check out this open air museum with authentic buildings and traditional crafts. See what life was like in a Victorian school, Tudor farm, or a working water mill that grinds flour. Try your hand at traditional craft-making. The market square is the perfect spot for a picnic.
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