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Holburne Museum

Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB, England
+44 1225 388588
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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)
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB, England
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"sydney gardens"
in 52 reviews
"modern extension"
in 35 reviews
"eclectic collection"
in 18 reviews
"end of great pulteney street"
in 17 reviews
"personal collection"
in 15 reviews
"decorative arts"
in 13 reviews
"garden cafe"
in 12 reviews
"free admission"
in 22 reviews
"special exhibition"
in 22 reviews
"georgian building"
in 11 reviews
"temporary exhibition"
in 12 reviews
"on display"
in 34 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 44 reviews
"city centre"
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"gainsborough"
in 65 reviews
"drawers"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was okay, didn't spend more than an hour there. Some of the exhibits are interesting . Interesting building.

Thank Dina S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two granddaughters age 9 & 7 and I spent a very happy rainy afternoon in the Holburne. The staff at reception were very helpful and explained the best things to see and do. We rented a bag (£3) which was full of interesting and entertaining...More

Thank PJaneS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited to see an exhibition of paintings (Lighting Up The Stage) - paintings of actors from the Georgian period. I was delighted to discover this beautiful building with a wealth of treasures. There's also a very pleasant cafe with oustide seating in the surrounding garden....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to visit with art including pottery, furniture and spoons among many other things to see on two and a half floors and also has a good cafe all located in a nice park.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How lucky are to live in Britain and be able to experience things like this. We.l worth a visit if you are a museum boffin like me

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At the entrance to Sydney Gardens is a lovely Cafe attached to the Holburne Museum.Inside and outside seating. Very popular. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. Beautiful surroundings.

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic museum! They have Thomas Gainsborough and Francesco Guardi! We were lucky to see ''In the Realm of the Gods'' by Michael Petry.

Thank DDimanova
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Your trip to Bath isn't complete if you haven't been to the Holburne museum. Being a Bath resident I go there almost every month. Permanent exhibition is always a delight, but the best thing is that the exhibitions change regularly. And a lovely cafe at...More

Thank A K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to wile away the hours on a wet or sunny day and lose yourself in a collection of just about everything possible. It’s a museum to a private collector in the main but also holds separate exhibitions. Entrance is free...More

Thank Rich H
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

The terrace at the rear of the museum is a great place to sit when the sun is out to enjoy tea and a bun or something more substantial.

Thank Sub_three
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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
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