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Holburne Museum

Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB, England
+44 1225 388588
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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)
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB, England
+44 1225 388588
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Reviewed yesterday

The Holburne Museum is a nice retreat on the edge of the centre of Bath, located at the edge of the old town. A wonderfully restored family home that has been turned into a local museum, Holburne has a fantastic array of objects from the...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 days ago

You would have to have a special interest in the items on show. Did not spend long here but am sure other people would have found it interesting

Thank beverly w
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was free entry to this very nice place so I had a sniff around. Several levels of interesting museum pieces collected by the man himself. Very helpful and friendly staff who are passionate about the museum. Wonderful little cafe where you can enjoy a...More

Thank whooshbang
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see in Bath including 2 free public art galleries, Holburne and Victoria. The building is magnificent and has recently been extended to provide a cafe and additional exhibition space. Quite a few Old Master paintings as well as silver and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and inspiring special exhibition if a bit expensive for the amount of work on display. The free to view galleries are a bit dull. Coffee and cakes in the cafe are good too.

Thank Clunmaen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An ideal place for morning coffee ; afternoon tea or a light lunch. Having enjoyed refreshments a wander around the interesting museum and gallery is well rewarded. The food is very good and tasty but light on the tummy ! We had a delicious soup...More

Thank KnottyAbbey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only filled with wonderful art and exquisite items from a bygone age, but the building itself has been enhanced by extremely thoughtful and intelligent modern additions. Highly recommended.

Thank netherley2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet stroll along Pulteney Street gets you to this museum housing the private Holbourne collection. Just a nice size to spend an hour wandering through (and free!!), then a coffee and cake outside and a stroll through the small park to the canal where...More

Thank binnsini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure museum is quite the right description for this place. It is a house designed to show off a most wonderful collection of treasures collected during the19th century. On the ground floor there is a desk where you can pay for the special...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the Holbourne as the setting in the park is pleasant however they are holding an exhibition of tapestry from different countries and I went to see them.It is rather expensive but an opportunity to see a different art form plus tea and cake...More

Thank AnnerobertaN
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Terry A
30 April 2017|
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Response from Patricia H | Reviewed this property |
It looks as though your question has been answered. We are only ever in Bath from Monday to Friday (never at the weekend)
1 December 2016|
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Response from Courtenay R | Reviewed this property |
Quite near - about a mile. Not a difficult walk and there's plenty to see along the way. Or you can take one of the University buses (during term time) from the bus station, near the railway station, as far as St Mary's... More
15 August 2016|
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Response from Simon P | Reviewed this property |
The entry is by donation. We gave £5 for the 2 of us but you could give less. The staff are LOVELY