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“Nice cafe” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
East Cliff Promenade | East Cliff, Bournemouth BH1 3AA, England
01202 451858
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Ranked #3 of 31 attractions in Bournemouth
Type: Art Museums, Historic Sites
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Owner description: Private home of extensive travelers Sir Merton Russell-Cotes and his wife Lady Annie was one of the last Victorian manor houses ever built.
Warwickshire, England
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Nice cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I didn't look around the art gallery or museum but did visit the café on the first floor and had a nice lunch there.

Visited June 2013
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Espoo, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful small museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This place is worth a visit! It is charming, well-kept and an amazing offer of interesting things. It is small enough for a short visit, and the personnell was outstanding.

Visited June 2013
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We were really thrilled with this museum, which was tucked away towards the east side of Bournemouth. What a surprise it was when leaving the very light, predominently white gallery space and entering the darker, beautifully presented museum. The information leaflets do not do this justice. The food at the cafe was also really good, made with local ingredients and served with a smile.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Fabulous collections”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Loved this museum as an old house with memories of the previous owners and their travels plus exhibtions in a seperate area. Great cioffee shop

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I learned how to view art and paintings properly and I must say it does make a difference to what you see. The museum was very nice and interesting.

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