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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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More than meets the eye

The Museum & Art Gallery was bigger than first imagined. Found the displays informative & educational but some parts like the local history & Egypt sections seemed to be in odd... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Museum & Art Gallery was bigger than first imagined. Found the displays informative & educational but some parts like the local history & Egypt sections seemed to be in odd rooms here & there. Maybe a constraints of the building thing. Nice costume display but Worthing Museum has more it was felt. As the building is old there were... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The emphasis of this museum follows a theme of the exotic. Even the interior looks like an Arabian palace. Items on display include Iranian tiles, glassware, plates and furniture from the 20th century. But I feel that upstairs part could have had more on display - it was too sparse for my liking. Could have had more art and items... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This gem of a building once part of the George IVs estate and reflects some of the style of the Pavillion. Excellent exhibitions, collections of modern furniture, local history , art works café and shop

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a couple of Russian friends from St Petersburg to introduce them to some local history and culture. They thoroughly enjoyed it as there was a range of displays covering their range of interests. About two hours to se everything but not in detail gave them an outline of what we are all about.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A small but dynamic museum & gallery with interesting exhibitions. Also a sweet cafe on the first floor, but this may have moved recently as I saw another one by the entrance!

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Thank clarewhiting
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be wowed by Brightons superb collection expertly curated in a fashionable regency building i visi whenever the art exhibition changes and always learn ..the present government have forced the council to charge non residents which is a pity

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is in my opinion the best museum in Brighton. It goes some of the way to being interactive and engaging for the public. But it conked also do better. E.g. The dress up section for a photograph can be better arranged.

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Thank LeeKZN
Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eclectic collection of silver, pottery, paintings, furniture, clothing, Egyptian artifacts, etc., but nothing in depth. We went because of combination ticket to Royal Pavilion. Nothing here to make me recommend this place to others. Very disappointing.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to visit on Sunday and were told we had to pay to enter. I asked why as it used to be free and was told that it is free for locals. We did not go in.

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fareham
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small select museum...select because there are not that many exhibits.There is a small egyptian section , some furniture and then pottery.All are interesting but the admission price for what is on show is quite steep.

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