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Towner Art Gallery

Devonshire Park College Road | College Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ, England
+44 1323 434670
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good gallery

Well laid out. good shop - did not like the exhibit in the lower gallery, but it will change after... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
annofupnor
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Good all round venue

We vivisted with parents as they like art. the exhibitions were free at the time and kept the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scyliorhinus
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Southsea, UK
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Towner is an award-winning contemporary art gallery and museum for South East England. We present major exhibitions of UK and international contemporary art – and as a museum, we also have a renowned collection of art from across the ages. Learning and participation are at the heart of what we do. We pride ourselves on providing an outstanding visitor experience – our staff are always happy to talk with you! “One of the most creative and brilliantly run institutions in visual arts anywhere” – Laura Cumming, The Observer
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Devonshire Park College Road | College Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ, England
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+44 1323 434670
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well laid out. good shop - did not like the exhibit in the lower gallery, but it will change after a while.Enjoyed the the two other floors. Staff helpful.

Thank annofupnor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We vivisted with parents as they like art. the exhibitions were free at the time and kept the parents amused. The bonus was that there was also a childrens room with toys, books and exhibitions, so the visit kept them amused too. Well worth a...More

Thank Scyliorhinus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful modern building with interesting exhibits, very helpful staff, a great cafe and an interesting shop.

Thank Orchid666
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Definitely a must go to when in Eastbourne. I was sad to miss the Ravillious but a very fascinating exhibition had replaced it which was well worth seeing. They have a lovely little shop but definitely need more space in the cafe. A brilliant gallery...More

Thank moomintroll_10
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We only ended up visiting this gallery because it was raining! What a shallow reason for visiting this fantastic place !! The Ravilious exhibition was superb, make sure you visit !!!

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Visited the Towner Art Gallery on the off chance. Very impressed with the layout and the artwork on display. Free entry and well worth a visit.

Thank karen j
Reviewed 22 September 2017

By chance while recently visiting Eastbourne we saw lots of people heading for what turned out to be the Towner Art Gallery. I have to admit we hadn't heard of Ravilious but when other visitors recommended we "don't miss it" we visited the Towner on...More

Thank lancslass061_12
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I had an hour to kill in Eastbourne and I like art galleries and art in general but I must be getting old, I remember visiting the Towner Art Gallery set in a park in a lovely old building, with a collection of beautiful paintings...More

Thank Viking_Raider
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Interesting and well curated exhibition about Ravillious and his wider circle. Reflecting the time he lived in and the mix of country meets industry gave the exhibition a wider aspect both physically through his work and an historical perspective. The cafe is probably better visited...More

Thank saunderslizzie
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A friend and I spent a couple of hours recently enjoying browsing around the Eric Ravilious and friends art exhibition. It was probably the biggest display of this wonderful artists work ever displayed. It was very reasonably priced and the staff were accommodating. It told...More

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Response from RoyLB | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at a homtel that may be out of your price range. It was the "Big Sleep Hotel", close to the pier and overlooking the sea. We loved it.
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