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Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Church St | Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
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Great on a rainy day

I visited with my family expecting to pay (it was free for me as I am a Brighton resident) however when we attended, it was free for that one day of the year which is a bonus... read more

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited with my family expecting to pay (it was free for me as I am a Brighton resident) however when we attended, it was free for that one day of the year which is a bonus! There is plenty to look at with lots of rooms including all different themes. My favourite part was the section all about Brighton,... More 

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Loddon Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had planned to visit the museum on sunday and was really pleased as it was free, (it wasnt expensive anyway) This happens once a year, We arrived early and was able to walk around in comfort as when we left it was getting really busy. We really enjoyed it, it is laid out really well. There is something for... More 

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Brighton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited specifically for the Photo Punk exhibition, on until 5 March 2017. As a local resident with ID, I got in free. The photos were an interesting account of punk when it was at its most popular, before it got too mainstream,. There were some iconic black and white photos of Siouxsie, Polystyrene, The Damned and fans. There was... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering you have to pay for this I'd honestly say it isn't worth it at all, unless you're interested in the history of Brighton or anything they have to offer. As an art lover, I was very disappointed - The fact it's called 'museum and ART GALLERY' is very far fetched since theres hardly any works in sight - mostly... More 

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newark on trent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Next to the Pavilion. There are good temporary as well as fixed exhibitions.The art gallery is interesting. There is a wonderful collection of pottery donated by a local man

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. I went in expecting it to be small but it is very big and I learnt a lot about the local history of Brighton and Hove.

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Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it were not for their design section it would be a disappointment. Otherwise it resembles more a groceries store with a great mix of sections to be visited, yet nothing so large that will keep you there for a considerable period of time. The highlight is the design section that may attract your attention and keep you fascinated for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibition was not particularly interesting and varied. I waited for more and better display of the historic town

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Portsmouth
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you start seeing things in Museums that you had as a lad its worrying, hence when I exited the museum I wasnt feeling at all well generally. Interesting it was but isnt a lot of stuff in there slightly prematurely??...

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Locals get in free but visitors should still consider it as has a great selection of art paintings furniture and other objects. There is also a great little café on first floor. They have rooms with regular exhibitions but also special exhibitions and so worth checking out what is on when you are thinking of visiting Look out for the... More 

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