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Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth BH1 3AA, England
+44 1202 451858
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Private home of extensive travelers Sir Merton Russell-Cotes and his wife Lady Annie was one of the last Victorian manor houses ever built.
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  • Average3%
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East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth BH1 3AA, England
+44 1202 451858
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been twice because there are so many interesting and beautiful items to see. The house, contents and gardens are wonderful.

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was great experience for me, my wife and our three kids. We absolutely loved it. I was pleasantly surprised to have such a monoment at my doorstep with so much history and architectural beauty. I can only recommend this place to everyone who is...More

Thank 01202itsme
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really interesting house with collections of art and objects from around the world ... something for everyone, young and old! On the cliff top just above Bournemouth Pier..

Thank Granthamdale
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an interesting place to visit as there are so many items on display that were collected from around the world. Definitely worth a day visit to see as well as their tranquil gardens.

Thank ukchaseral
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is beautifully conversed by Bournemouth City and the collection is just amazing. The curation, interpretation,labeling and display are superb but how many hours are needed to take it in? Certainly several visits. This was my second - only two hours, much of that...More

Thank B_Bum_2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived in Bournemouth for 17 years my wife and I decided to take a look at the Russell-Coates museum this week. What a surprise we found. Beautiful art and collections to admire and enjoy. Well worth the entry fee and a good for visitors...More

1  Thank Roger O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good half day out- or even longer. Lots of Victorian painting to see, and decoration. Bright cheerful cafe on site

Thank richvon2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an outstanding gallery housed in a magnificent mansion overlooking the beach at Bournemouth. The building is crammed with Victorian painitnigs, sculpture and furniture of the highest quality and also hosts themed exhibitions. It also tells the fascinating story of the Russell Cotes family...More

1  Thank Swetrat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely two night break with friends - good food, good hardworking staff - everything you would want to see the New Year in.

Thank Happyvisitor64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really interesting place crammed full of art, sculpture and curios froma persoanl collection. Nice cafe and shop.

Thank Heidi S
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5 October 2017|
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Response from sarahkersey | Reviewed this property |
£6.00 per adult
Puneet G
12 April 2017|
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Response from Russell-Cotes | Property representative |
Visitor entry is charged all year round to the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum. Adults are £6 gift aided. Entry to the shop and cafe is free.
Robert S
24 July 2015|
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Response from Russell-Cotes | Property representative |
The entry charge for the Russell-Cotes is £6 gift aided per adult. The entry charge is for the historic house including the exhibition "Alphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty" in the Edwardiangalleries... More