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Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Church St | Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
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An unusual collection

Furniture, ceramics, Egyptian artefacts, period costumes and an exhibition of punk photography. The collection isn't huge but very varied and extremely interesting, particularly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our recent visit to Brighton Museum, an interesting place with a lot of history. The staff were helpful, particularly Amanda who was extremely knowledgable and very informative, which made our visit more enjoyable. We will definitely visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Furniture, ceramics, Egyptian artefacts, period costumes and an exhibition of punk photography. The collection isn't huge but very varied and extremely interesting, particularly the punk photographs. Definitely enough to keep anyone entertained for an hour at least, probably more.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sou-Wester keeping you off the beach? Why not spend a pleasant hour or two in this eclectic museum, wuth its diverse collection of period and modern furniture, art and Brighton memorabilia.. It's free, the displays are interesting and well presented and you can get a coffee and a cake. Far better than most provincial museums.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...they're much better! Over the years we have visited many times when our children were young, and now with our grandchildren as well as on our own. There's a lot to see, but you can just do a room or two at a time - there's always something to come back for. Some of the permanent collection often gets overlooked,... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brighton Museum and Art Gallery offers an eclectic collection of historical artefacts and paintings organised thematically into a series of galleries. It is located in central Brighton within the former royal estate of the Royal Pavilion and adjacent to the Dome Concert Hall. Unfortunately, the council have introduced charges which may now deter some visitors and I was disappointed... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a pity with a history going back a great dear of centuries this attractive n is a muddle of inconsistent items with no apparent direction. On the plus side it's free!

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birmingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is one of the places you must see when in Brighton very interesting Amanda one of the staff was so full of knowledge helpful she even came off her lunch break just to show the 3 of us around the grounds 10/10 to her thankyou

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Thank ryan j
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked through the pavillion gardens to find this musuem so thought we would pop in have a look around. First of all not much direction around the whole musuem alone so was unsure what was upsatairs and so on.... Some rooms had good little pieces and told lots about the life of brighton other rooms not so well. Thought i... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pales into insignificance when compared with he pavilion but still worth a wander around the museum. Several different themes but not particularly detailed in any of them.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paid £5.20 each for adult admission to this museum and gallery. There are various rooms with items on display depicting the history of Brighton to the Egyptians to Art Deco furniture. There doesn't appear to be any flow or thought patterns as to the order in which exhibits appear and there is very little art work on display. Was a... More 

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