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Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

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Church St | Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery in combination with a Royal Pavillion ticket. The Museum/Art Gallery is bit of a mixture with exhibitions of paintings, sculpture, ceramics, fashion, design etc plus artefacts from Ancient Egypt and so forth. The Museum houses a "Museum...More

Thank cdm6345
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this cultural experience. This museum really makes you experience the history of Brighton from the Mods & Rockers era to the history of the LGTB community of Brighton. It discusses issues openly real life accounts of people from Brighton in some exhibits which...More

Thank Rickster91
Reviewed 1 week ago

From ancient Egypt to Transgender Today in just 2 rooms via history of Brighton and 20th century furniture. An eclectic but fascinating mix

Thank Wildroamer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To me, this museum is a masterpiece in mediocrity with cluttered collections, poorly presented displays, no real sense of organisation and poorly labelled exhibits. There seemed to be no sense that collections had been lovingly curated; the room with the ceramics reminded me of a...More

Thank Sheenatron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Born & bred in Brighton and happy memories of the museum. Have a yearly pass and visited today... only to find one room dedicated to Brighton. Wanted to learn more about this wonderful town but this was not to be, but if I wanted to...More

Thank peachesandcream
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tend to visit every 3-4 months as local residents it is a cost effective place to visit and taking visiting family or friends its a low cost entertainment. The ground floor exhibition space is a mixture of old and new some lovely furniture and...More

Thank Scowp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A national icon, this eccentric building reflects the character of the city. Architect John Nash created a mixture of Indian and Oriental style on the outside.The interior's Regency indulgence is a metaphor for the excesses of the gross George IV who commissioned the building. My...More

Thank bim_randall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is located in a fine building on the site of the Royal Pavilion and is half a mile away from Brighton station. It houses an incredibly wide range of artefacts. There's a large collection of ceramics donated by a local philanthropist and a...More

Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely mixture of different art. We loved learning about different themes in each room. Brighton through the ages at the seaside. The mummies section was interesting and interactive especially if you have children. They have touring act of different actist all the time as well...More

Thank swdarlene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an interesting museum , with lots of history about Brighton . It is free to visit , but you have to pay if there is an exhibition on you want to see .

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Response from ZaraA14 | Reviewed this property |
according to the website it's: "driving licence, council tax/utility bill or library card." hope that helps.