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Holburne Museum

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With an impressive collection of fine and decorative art, this newly transformed Museum, with Garden Cafe, is situated in lovely grounds and is set to become Bath's must-see attraction. Open daily, admission free. 10am to 5pm (11am on Sundays)
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Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB, England
+44 1225 388588
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Being a Bath Resident I have often visited the Museum and the excellent cafe. Up until recently to visit the permanent exhibition it was free and as I have lived in Bath for many years I often take visitors. One used to pay for the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Special exhibitions are cheaper with The Art Pass. But there's more than enough to see without paying extra. Friendly staff and a decent coffee shop.

Thank 1948Gooner1948
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative museum, cafe, food,service all lovely, sitting in back in the sun shine bliss, worth the visit you do not want to miss out go do it and then take a lovely stroll through Sydney gardens a perfect afternoon

Thank alvinajane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a very small exhibition of Ellen Tanner. It features stunning items brought back from then Persia, middle east. Go and see it. The staff are really friendly and knowledgable. Good access to all floors. Sir Holburne collection amazing to see too. Nice cafe...More

Thank Dawn T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The collection is enjoyable because it was personal before it became civic. Most moving is a tear stained letter written by a father telling his sister of the death of his son killed in action. Upstairs is an interesting and eclectic collection of paintings, several...More

Thank Ken O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

with a fairly eclectic collection, including Cameos, silver and china exhibits. Partially closed at present so somewhat limited collection on display I felt.

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The nucleus of the museum was put together by an art collector in the 19th century and has since been added to. A great variety of interesting objects including pictures, porcelain, jewellery. There is a painting gallery on the top floor, and a good display...More

Thank farwriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a big museum, but there are a huge amount of small items. Many are exquiste and most are interesting.

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some amazing collections in this museum and we particularly enjoyed the high quality art. The staff were friendly, particularly in the lovely cafe. Good value for money (suggested donation was perfectly reasonable).

Thank Choccywockydoodah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited some friends here on a gorgeous sunny day and was not disappointed with the collection or the space.

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Response from Patricia H | Reviewed this property |
It looks as though your question has been answered. We are only ever in Bath from Monday to Friday (never at the weekend)
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Response from Courtenay R | Reviewed this property |
Quite near - about a mile. Not a difficult walk and there's plenty to see along the way. Or you can take one of the University buses (during term time) from the bus station, near the railway station, as far as St Mary's... More