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Hove Museum and Art Gallery

19 New Church Road | Hove, Brighton BN3 4AB, England
+44 1273 290200
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Visited with family. Last time was when I was a child. Great exhibition on local history with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joanna D
Brighton, United Kingdom
A Victorian treasure please visit!

It's not a museum with lots of technology or things for the kids to twist or fiddle with. What it... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Steph W
Lewes, United Kingdom
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19 New Church Road | Hove, Brighton BN3 4AB, England
+44 1273 290200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with family. Last time was when I was a child. Great exhibition on local history with lovely old photos of Brighton. Learnt so much about how the film industry was so big in Brighton with three big leaders in the field living in the...More

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

It's not a museum with lots of technology or things for the kids to twist or fiddle with. What it is...an interesting and quirky Victorian museum set over several floors. There are delightful exhibits including puppets, ceramics, art, history of Hove and film...a mixture of...More

Thank Steph W
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Beautiful and inspiring contemporary and historic art and crafts. A toy section that will make you remember parts of your childhood that you had forgotten. Fascinating social history via the film section. Helpful, friendly staff. Just wish there had been postcards to buy of more...More

Thank Kat D
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Good place to spend a couple of hours, art, craft, toys and cine history. Little kids will love the toys and colourful displays, plenty for adults, would probably bore the crap out of young teens.

Thank paul d
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A marvellous place to visit. Take the whole family as something for all to enjoy and free entry (a suggested donation of £3.00). Perfect for children in the Wizard's Attic and its toy collection; for film buffs, the history of cinema and Hove's film pioneers;...More

3  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Having been to the Brighton museum in the Pavillion Gardens, one Sunday afternoon I wanted to see this other museum. It was certainly smaller then the other one but very informative indeed. There was a handcrafted sections with kid's stories all made into a like...More

Thank PipsfromBrighton
Reviewed 11 April 2017

You won't be disappointed-,children love it and you too will be engrossed in all the objects here. In the end it might be that you have to drag the kids out. Hands on and up close on many museum treasures. Very informative and educational. At...More

1  Thank catherine c
Reviewed 11 April 2017

a second visit to talk to the artists and to discuss ideas for collaboration. But the museum itself was well worth a second look around, a small but impressive collection of contemporary craft alongside a wonderful toy attic ( although a little more light would...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Interesting museum slightly off the beaten track away from seafront. Lovely building. Interesting displays including children's toys through history. Nice for a rainy afternoon. Small shop and cafe. Friendly staff.

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I popped in here to see the current exhibition. Upstairs is the permanent one. It does not take long to explore the museum. The museum is set in a small lovely park. Ideal on a warmer day to visit. There is also a tearoom. I...More

Thank John K
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