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Holburne Museum

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Address: Great Pulteney St., Bath BA2 4DB, England
Phone Number: 44-1225-388588
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: With an impressive collection of fine and decorative art, this newly...
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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Always worth a look

Varied and interesting exhibits always whether you are local or visiting the city from further afield.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Onancock, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Bath has a number of attractions worth seeing. Our group had an artist (oil painter) so this drew our attention and a visit. The park setting is lovely to walk. Sprintime meant beautiful flowers. A canal bisects the park and we saw a "long" boat, or live-on barge, which was on its was to London. Bicycle and walk paths follow... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Varied and interesting exhibits always whether you are local or visiting the city from further afield.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

While the new building is not to every ones taste(compared to the existing)the Holbourne is a must visit on entering you are taken in with the splendour and history that it represents.

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Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Located in a park near the canal, where Jane Austen wandered and near to where she lived, this museum is full of treasures and all sorts of works of art. Not so much that you are overwhelmed but enough to make a visit to the cafe seem well-deserved. A good balance!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the museum. Architecturally beautiful, including a stylish cafe. The collections were fascinating, and we wished we had more time and energy to see them thoroughly. Free entry and good disabled access.

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Diss, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Full of wonderful paintings, China,miniatures, and everything Georgian. The new extension is beautiful . A modern cafe with fabulous food outside seating. The museum has a small car park . There is also a pretty park with access to the canal .

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Top Contributor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

First the fact that it is free for the permanent collection is great. We have been a few times and the building is lovely and the collection is good. They have interesting exhibitions over the year as well that are paid for. The cafe in the modern extension at the back is quite nice. The food is expensive but good.... More 

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South Wales
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Everything! The location is stunningly beautiful, near the hop-on-off bus stop. It has an absorbing collection and a coffee shop with an outside terrace - an oasis.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The Holburne is a gem waiting to be discovered in Bath. A small independent museum that is full of surprises. Don't miss the beautiful Picture Gallery and make sure you open the drawers in the Posnett Gallery at the back.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Very good history and some delightful artifacs worth a visit. Coffee shop lovely and if sunny outside eating area. Only problem the volunteers give good information but a few obviously do it to talk to people. Ur you can't get rid of them. Very pleasant. But can be annoying if hint not taken to leave you alone. Well worth a... More 

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