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Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Church St | Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE , England
Phone Number: 44 01273 292882
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Textile and dress collection a must

As a fashion and dress history student at Brighton uni I find myself visiting here often. Lovely museum with a small but very interesting display of dress. Friendly staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Portslade, England, United Kingdom
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Portslade, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

As a fashion and dress history student at Brighton uni I find myself visiting here often. Lovely museum with a small but very interesting display of dress. Friendly staff, beautiful building and very nice coffee shop. All this for free right in the centre of Brighton, what's not to like ?

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This was lovely, great room with an all female artist paintings. At the present there is a war exhibition on and individual story's with their personal items. very moving. Worth going and it has a great café,free entry.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Brighton Museum is a cracking place for adults and kids, we love bringing friends here. A personal favourite is the furniture display but the Egypt display and the Brighton display are both great too, and the rolling temporary exhibitions rarely miss the mark. The restaurant area could be a bit less corridor-y but that's a minor niggle.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Very well set out . Had a lot of very interesting exhibits. Nice shop. Perfect place to spend an hour --- for free !! We did give a money contribution , because it was well worth it !

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Kent, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The clothing exhibition was enlightening especially hearing so many people comment on what they had and if only they had kept them - even though they would now not fit. Brilliant idea for the children to be able to 'dress-up' in some of the clothes.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Brighton is a fabulous place with so much to see and the City Museum does an excellent job in presenting Brighton's rich history. There is a strong emphasis on "Arts and Crafts" with fine displays of furniture, pottery and paintings. All aspects are covered with even a reference to the sleazy side of Brighton with a small display of prostitutes... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It was free and I think because it is in the same grounds of the Royal Pavilion it gets overlooked. My friend and I didn't go in until our last morning in Brighton and we wished we had more time to explore the museum. Lots of interactive displays for adults and children alike. Really good place.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Myself and my friend have just spent a relaxing and informative afternoon here, it's a great mix of retro furniture art, design and history. Also not to forget the cakes in the coffee shop, which were lovely. An ideal place to meet an old friend, catch up and be informed at the same time.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lovely museum plenty to see and there cake in the team rooms is to die for. Entrance staff very friendly.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

There is lots to see and discover in this museum and art gallery. It is well laid out and easy to move around. The building is in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion and is free entry. There is a small tea room on the first floor which serves snacks and delicious home made cakes.

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