Museum with a difference opens its doors

A new Hastings museum with a dark and chilling twist has opened on Hastings seafront.

The True Crime Museum, brainchild of St Martin’s College of Art graduate Joel Griggs, is a new attraction in the town dedicated to true crimes, displaying artefacts and exhibitions from around the world and will be the largest collection of crime memorabilia in the UK.

Joel, 46, who has been fascinated by true crime since he was a small child, decided to set the museum after being made redundant from his job in education in 2012.

Visitors to the museum can see a variety of exhibitions including a lethal injection death bed, artwork by the Kray brothers and recreated crime scenes.

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