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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)
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  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Free Admission to the collection, which included several Gainsborough paintings beautifully preserved. There were several rooms of china, porcelain, silver and silverware. Simply delightful museum.

Thank Mur3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the finest Georgian properties in Bath, used in films and you can understand why. The art is incredible, there are quirky ways of displaying items, which is fun. Children can open drawers to make there own discoveries, frankly l have never come across...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointing overall and relatively expensive for what there is to see. The Holburne is in a beautiful period building and in a superb setting. Going there periodically we like the special Exhibitions. The other displays are of course superb but we have seen them often....More

Thank Surreyfamily35
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is parking in the grounds. Location is very central to Georgian Bath. The cafe serves a good selection of snacks (& hot food). Staff are all extremely helpful and cheerful. The museum itself has recently been updated and all objects and art are superbly...More

1  Thank Salvington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic afternoon spent with friends at the museum followed by tasty snack in the popular café. Very informative and next to park.

Thank gillf2876
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, set in wonderful gardens. Our French friends were very impressed with the art on display. After looking around we had tea and cakes in the superb glass cafe attached at the back, this could be the best secret cafe in Bath.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Visit here to be amazed. Nothing from the outside but the inside will certainly wow you, exhibitions change here but certainly worth a visit and very close to the centre of Bath.

Thank steve p
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Sir William Holburne (1793-1874) left his collection to the City of Bath which since 1916 has been housed in the Holburne Museum the former hotel gateway to the Sydney Pleasure Gardens. Highly recommended museum, coffee and gift shops.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Enjoyed the museum after the enjoyable walk along great pultney street , stopped off for a welcome cup of coffee. Several floors of art to enjoy with much more to see, in this iconic building, highly recommended .

Thank rkyme
Reviewed 22 October 2017

A friend and I felt like taking a walk around Bath and found this place was on the route so we popped in. It was free (a donation is encouraged) and doesn't take a great deal of time to get round. The artefacts and items...More

2  Thank holland1133
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Veronica T
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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)
1 December 2016|
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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