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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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"sydney gardens"
in 51 reviews
"modern extension"
in 35 reviews
"eclectic collection"
in 18 reviews
"end of great pulteney street"
in 16 reviews
"personal collection"
in 15 reviews
"decorative arts"
in 13 reviews
"garden cafe"
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"magnifying glasses"
in 11 reviews
"free admission"
in 22 reviews
"special exhibition"
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"georgian building"
in 11 reviews
"temporary exhibition"
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"on display"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"worth a visit"
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"city centre"
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"gainsborough"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is just a short walk from the centre of Bath and is well worth a vist. The top floor has a fabulous gallery with a number of Gainsborough portiats amongst a good variety of works. There is also a room full of curiosities...More

Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of variety to please all the family. The cafe is set at the back in the gardens and would provide a nice view on a sunny day.

Thank Stella0902
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you head out of the town centre for about a 10 minute walk along Great Pulteney Street, which is a lovely road lined with Georgian buildings, you will come to the Sydney Pleasure Gardens. Here you will find the Holburne museum, housed in a...More

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in Bath to see the Christmas Markets, we decided to do something a bit more cultural. We checked out the offerings at the Holborne Museum and were delighted to find that there was to be a concerto piano concert taking place on one of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on a wet afternoon to see a particular exhibition but had enough time to go through a little more of the museum and wish that I had had more time to spend there and look around. Volunteers and staff very helpful and it...More

Thank gwra
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see and enjoy in this relatively small museum. Fine works of art as well as other collectables, ones that children will really enjoy. The cafe has wonderful coffee & cakes. Of course, the location is brilliant as are the fabulous grounds.

Thank civic466
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

An imposing building with a very modern extension at the back where the excellent cafe is situated. Free to enter ( donations are invited) - I would go again Just for the lunch! Well laid out collections ( rather a strange piece of contemporary ‘art’...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We visited this museum today and were made welcome by the staff. We had our baby grandson so we’re glad of the lift. The museum was free and we spent a couple of hours there admiring the wonderful paintings, the stump work ans silver etc....More

Thank POLLYK4T
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is really worth a visit if you are in Bath. Only a few minutes from the bridge and a real treasure trove of objects and pictures. Beautiful building too. I would say it's a must see if in Bath.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Our second visit . This time to see the Perspectives exhibition . Seurat to Riley . This is on the top floor entry a tenner and its quite small . But worth every penny -one of the clever exhibitions and mind expanding - dont miss...More

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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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