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Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth BH1 3AA, England
+44 1202 451858
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Private home of extensive travelers Sir Merton Russell-Cotes and his wife Lady Annie was one of the last Victorian manor houses ever built.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth BH1 3AA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A really interesting house with collections of art and objects from around the world ... something for everyone, young and old! On the cliff top just above Bournemouth Pier..

Thank Granthamdale
Reviewed 3 days ago

Such an interesting place to visit as there are so many items on display that were collected from around the world. Definitely worth a day visit to see as well as their tranquil gardens.

Thank ukchaseral
Reviewed 3 days ago

The house is beautifully conversed by Bournemouth City and the collection is just amazing. The curation, interpretation,labeling and display are superb but how many hours are needed to take it in? Certainly several visits. This was my second - only two hours, much of that...More

Thank B_Bum_2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having lived in Bournemouth for 17 years my wife and I decided to take a look at the Russell-Coates museum this week. What a surprise we found. Beautiful art and collections to admire and enjoy. Well worth the entry fee and a good for visitors...More

Thank Roger O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good half day out- or even longer. Lots of Victorian painting to see, and decoration. Bright cheerful cafe on site

Thank richvon2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an outstanding gallery housed in a magnificent mansion overlooking the beach at Bournemouth. The building is crammed with Victorian painitnigs, sculpture and furniture of the highest quality and also hosts themed exhibitions. It also tells the fascinating story of the Russell Cotes family...More

Thank Swetrat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely two night break with friends - good food, good hardworking staff - everything you would want to see the New Year in.

Thank Happyvisitor64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really interesting place crammed full of art, sculpture and curios froma persoanl collection. Nice cafe and shop.

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the small garden with cosy private corners and excellent view. Inside, there is a cafe shop and many interesting pieces of the life of the family. The flowers are beautiful.

Thank Attila V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice gallery which comprises of some great artworks. The building itself is lovely to look at too, the skylight is cool to observe. Towards the back rooms, there are some interesting pieces of art (especially the wall of masks). There is a mixture of...More

Thank Laurie B
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wonderqirls
5 October 2017|
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Response from sarahkersey | Reviewed this property |
£6.00 per adult
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Puneet G
12 April 2017|
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Response from Russell-Cotes | Property representative |
Visitor entry is charged all year round to the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum. Adults are £6 gift aided. Entry to the shop and cafe is free.
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Robert S
24 July 2015|
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Response from Russell-Cotes | Property representative |
The entry charge for the Russell-Cotes is £6 gift aided per adult. The entry charge is for the historic house including the exhibition "Alphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty" in the Edwardiangalleries... More
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