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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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Not your usual local museum

The collections include furniture, ceramics, Egyptian artefacts, and period costumes. There was some local history, but really not much - that I found anyway. Nice building, and... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

i'd been before, but didn't really have enogh time to browse then. this time a rainy day meant unlimited time. it's well laid out, fascinating pictures / exhibits. one of the best museums outside London and more enjoyable to visit

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

The collections include furniture, ceramics, Egyptian artefacts, and period costumes. There was some local history, but really not much - that I found anyway. Nice building, and well presented.

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Thank myjlcr
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We enjoyed our recent visit to Brighton Museum, an interesting place with a lot of history. The staff were helpful, particularly Amanda who was extremely knowledgable and very informative, which made our visit more enjoyable. We will definitely visit again.

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Thank brian281
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Furniture, ceramics, Egyptian artefacts, period costumes and an exhibition of punk photography. The collection isn't huge but very varied and extremely interesting, particularly the punk photographs. Definitely enough to keep anyone entertained for an hour at least, probably more.

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Sou-Wester keeping you off the beach? Why not spend a pleasant hour or two in this eclectic museum, wuth its diverse collection of period and modern furniture, art and Brighton memorabilia.. It's free, the displays are interesting and well presented and you can get a coffee and a cake. Far better than most provincial museums.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

...they're much better! Over the years we have visited many times when our children were young, and now with our grandchildren as well as on our own. There's a lot to see, but you can just do a room or two at a time - there's always something to come back for. Some of the permanent collection often gets overlooked,... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Brighton Museum and Art Gallery offers an eclectic collection of historical artefacts and paintings organised thematically into a series of galleries. It is located in central Brighton within the former royal estate of the Royal Pavilion and adjacent to the Dome Concert Hall. Unfortunately, the council have introduced charges which may now deter some visitors and I was disappointed... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Such a pity with a history going back a great dear of centuries this attractive n is a muddle of inconsistent items with no apparent direction. On the plus side it's free!

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birmingham
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

this is one of the places you must see when in Brighton very interesting Amanda one of the staff was so full of knowledge helpful she even came off her lunch break just to show the 3 of us around the grounds 10/10 to her thankyou

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Thank ryan j
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Walked through the pavillion gardens to find this musuem so thought we would pop in have a look around. First of all not much direction around the whole musuem alone so was unsure what was upsatairs and so on.... Some rooms had good little pieces and told lots about the life of brighton other rooms not so well. Thought i... More 

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