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Royal Pavilion

Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Royal Pavilion is an exotic palace in the centre of Brighton with a colourful history. Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this historic house mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4/5 Pavilion Buildings | Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
+44 300 029 0900
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All reviews audio guide music room dining room george iv tea room prince regent banqueting room ice rink queen victoria amazing building the kitchen over the top own pace cream tea entrance fee interesting history worth a visit
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went along on for my son’s 8th birthday with the grandparents. Jaw-dropping splendour in every room. There is just so much detail in every square inch of floor, wall and ceiling. The chandeliers are incredible and the colours and patterns mesmerising! It’s a shame...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 881ninaw
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Extremely historically interesting. Some of the rooms are incredibly lavishly decorated. The Audio guide is available on your mobile thru wifi, and is very thorough and interesting. Really worth a look. The cream tea is good too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jonsiberia
Reviewed yesterday

The pavilion museum has had refurb since last been. Fascinating learning the history of the place . Seeing Queen Victoria room and all the history of the place . Also the added temp hat exhibition of famous hat designer Stephen Jones dotted around imterwinded in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Luca C
Reviewed yesterday

I have heard on media of Brighton Pavillion and it has always been my intention to visit and at last I have done it. I was not disappointed. So very lavish and 'over the top'. Many of the rooms hold so many spectular items they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Billmarge
Reviewed 2 days ago

The current exhibition of Stephen Jones hats in the opulent setting of such a magnificent building is a treat.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sally R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a fantastic experience with a definite "wow" factor. The Pavilion has been fully restored and the rooms are breath-taking. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly and only too willing to talk about the history of the Pavilion. Very educational and an ideal...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Roger M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to the Pavilion before, but it never ceases to impress. My daughter had paid for a friend and me to visit the pavilion and have their cream tea. The Pavilion was not very busy so the visit was unhurried, this enabled you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KenMaideheadUK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful, wonderful building that has been renovated to an incredibly high standard. The rooms have the 'wow' factor and we visited during the Stephen Jones hat display - such fun spotting all the hats and marvelling at them. It was a truly wonderful morning, topped...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank megsussex
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an amazing place to visit, a great combination of British Royal history as well as examples of architectural and life styles of 18th and 19th century. Great for the whole family and there are plenty to do and see on the pavilion as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MML17
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of interesting rooms to see and information to take in. could easily soend most of the day there. The standard of the refurbishments and the temporrary exhibition (hats) are outstanding.

Date of experience: February 2019
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28 December 2018|
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Response from 856jeans | Reviewed this property |
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22 August 2018|
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Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
I'd say two hours to really take in the detail. You could do it in less but it's not the cheapest place, and a quick scoot round probably isn't good value for the entry fee.
6 July 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
I found this too. Use Google maps.