Booth Museum of Natural History, 194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA

In the CityPhotograph of butterflies at the Booth Museum

By foot

The Booth Museum is situated just outside of Brighton city centre and is a 20-30 minute walk.

From Brighton Station
The Booth Museum is just a 20 minute walk.

From Pool Valley Coach Station
The Booth Museum is a 20-30 minute walk.
National Express coaches arrive here from London and major London airports.

By bus

Buses 14, 14C and 27 from Brighton city centre or from Brighton Station stop near the Booth Museum.


Brighton and the surrounding areas are perfect for cycling. Cycling in Brighton & Hove is quick, easy and enjoyable and the city is now part of the National Cycle Network.


There are no on-site parking facilities at the Booth Museum and parking around the Booth Museum and in the city is limited. There are pay and display bays in the residential streets surrounding the museum.


Coaches bringing visitors to the Booth Museum can drop off in front of the museum on Dyke Road.

Getting to the City

By road

London to Brighton is 60 miles/96 kilometres and takes around 1½ hours.
It takes just 45 minutes to get to Brighton from the M25, the London orbital motorway, travelling south along the M23 and A23.

By rail

London to Brighton by train takes less than an hour.
Regular services depart from London Bridge and London Victoria. Other services travel into the city along the coast from the east and west.

By sea

Brighton is just 30 minutes by road or rail from Newhaven Harbour where ferries arrive from Dieppe, France. Other major ports – Dover, Folkestone, Portsmouth – are up to two hours away by motorway.

By air

Brighton is just 30 minutes, by road or rail, from London Gatwick airport. There are regular coach and rail links from Gatwick to Brighton.

For more information about getting to Brighton & Hove and how to travel in the city visit the travel pages on VisitBrighton