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Hove Museum and Art Gallery

19 New Church Road | Hove, Brighton BN3 4AB, England
+44 1273 290200
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Its ok...

Not bad for browse but wouldnt recommend for a day out. The upkeep of the place isnt that great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ray G
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Bridgetown, Barbados
A good few hours spent.

I stumbled upon this oriental type building after it was bucketting it down with rain in Hove... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
annette h
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 New Church Road | Hove, Brighton BN3 4AB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not bad for browse but wouldnt recommend for a day out. The upkeep of the place isnt that great, some interesting bits, however.

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stumbled upon this oriental type building after it was bucketting it down with rain in Hove. What a find! Interesting craft section on alchemy, and textiles and upstairs was all about puppets throughout history and children's games and toys in the 40s 50s and...More

Thank annette h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent place to visit in conjunction with a visit to the Pavilion. (Our museum ticket included visits to the Pavilion and Preston Manor). The museum gives visitors a peak into the opulent life in Brighton during the 18th and 19th century.

Thank CoreneBloemfontein
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very underrated museum that is quirky in an old fashioned way. Well worth a diversion for an hours visit. Great toys and also good display on film.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I love this little Museum/Gallery - it's full of truly lovely things, quirky old films of Brighton in a tiny cinema, old toys, a scorpion (you'll need to go to find out more), beautiful ceramics in the cafe and, of course, paintings.

Thank 11London1111
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you're in the area and have an hour or so to spare you'd do worse than to pay a visit here. A wonderfully quirky museum. Not slick but friendly and very interesting.

Thank kyairi
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Visited with family. Last time was when I was a child. Great exhibition on local history with lovely old photos of Brighton. Learnt so much about how the film industry was so big in Brighton with three big leaders in the field living in the...More

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

It's not a museum with lots of technology or things for the kids to twist or fiddle with. What it is...an interesting and quirky Victorian museum set over several floors. There are delightful exhibits including puppets, ceramics, art, history of Hove and film...a mixture of...More

Thank Steph W
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Beautiful and inspiring contemporary and historic art and crafts. A toy section that will make you remember parts of your childhood that you had forgotten. Fascinating social history via the film section. Helpful, friendly staff. Just wish there had been postcards to buy of more...More

Thank Kat D
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Good place to spend a couple of hours, art, craft, toys and cine history. Little kids will love the toys and colourful displays, plenty for adults, would probably bore the crap out of young teens.

Thank paul d
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