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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)
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB, England
+44 1225 388588
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Reviewed yesterday

Hundreds of objects and an impressive display of artwork plus a changing exhibition. All in a stunning building set in a large parkland. A cafe with indoor and outdoor seating too.

Thank ca_Greenlaw
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this attraction after a pleasant walk around the adjacent Sydney Gardens. The Holburne is a small museum housing about 9000 different items most of which come from the Georgian and Victorian periods. There is a fine collection of porcelain and silver on permanent...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Holburne is a beautiful, smallish museum with a modern extension on a Georgian building. The exhibits are carefully curated and the visiting exhibitions unfailingly excellent.The only minus point is the pleasant, but slightly overpriced coffee shop

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch on the terrace at the rear with beautiful views of the grounds. The food was fresh and tasty, enhanced by the tranquil surroundings.

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small museum but with a surprisingly nice and varied collection. If you don't do the special exhibit you can expect to ho through in an hour. When your done plan on a walk through the park right out back. This is well...More

Thank TravelingSpinsterTA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful exterior and interior. Would definitely recommend visiting. Keep an eye out for any "Up Late" events as they are quite fun! There is a great range of displays and exhibits to intrigue all interests.

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We signed up to be friends of the Holbourne just as we have the Royal Academy. They both offer good food, splendid architecture and a combination of tradition and creativity. In this case the parking is easy and the garden streets ahead. It's slightly out...More

Thank stubbersfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming collection of mostly 18th century art and decorative objects housed in a gorgeous building. Excellent, friendly staff and it's all free! The cafe is a must with a lovely view of Sydney Gardens.

Thank quietdepths
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't think this museum would amount to much, but I was pleasantly surprised and noticed that people of different ages were also enjoying it. There was a lot of beautiful art and furnishings, tableware, and coins of various kinds here. It's an easy trip...More

Thank ktk19147
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place by accident. Was cycling around Bath when the heavens opened so parked up and had a coffee in the Garden Cafe which is a lovely glass extension to the Musuem at the back overlooking the grounds. Hadn't planned to but Decided to...More

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Terry A
29 April 2017|
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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)
30 November 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
14 August 2016|
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Response from Simon P | Reviewed this property |
The entry is by donation. We gave £5 for the 2 of us but you could give less. The staff are LOVELY