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Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Church St | Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
Phone Number: +44 1273 292882
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Wonderful African fashion exhibition on until January

Do go to see this wonderful one of a kind fashion exhibition. Accompanying lectures. Interesting books to buy. Wonderful for textile designers and students. £4.50 entrance fee... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Jilliana R
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Do go to see this wonderful one of a kind fashion exhibition. Accompanying lectures. Interesting books to buy. Wonderful for textile designers and students. £4.50 entrance fee. Free to museum members. Highly recommended. No cafe at present. Gift shop. The ground floor is fascinating. Go go go!

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Tasmania, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great spot to spend some time and look at the latest art exhibitions on there, lovely building, great cafe, great gardens

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Benalmádena, Andalucia, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today and found the whole interest most interesting, Many diverse exhibitions apart from the regular exhibits - fascinating.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Housed in a building opposite the Royal Pavilion and behind The Brighton Dome, the architecture is the same style these two buildings are renowned for. There is a lot of items on display that relate to local history and constantly changing exhibitions - I visited on the opening day of Photo Punk. There are also a lot of Art Deco... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good design museum and quite a lot on local history too. An excellent place to visit on a wet day. The special exhibitions are always good

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Walnut Creek, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Egypt exhibit and the African Designer Exhibits were. Wry interesting. The rest of the museum seemed pretty hokey to me. There was a lot of pottery and porcelain, historical furniture, and some history of Brighton. These weren't very interesting.

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Villefranche-de-Rouergue, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyable visit here. Diverse collection of things to see but for me the glimpse of old Brighton was the most fascinating . Having decided not to visit the pavillon due to the exhorbitant price, the museum was a pleasant surprise.

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Twickenham, UK
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We weren't impressed with the museum. The exhibitions were fairly small and completed before we knew it. I think we only went in as it was pouring with rain but having just paid to go round the Pavilion I'd have rather paid a pound or two more for a joint ticket rather than pay another £5 to keep out of... More 

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South East England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I love this museum, it's eclectic and yet retains its charm and varied interests in all it's interesting objects/paintings displayed. They always have new exhibits to view.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Didn't enjoy it at all... the palace is awesome and is one of my top places to visit in the uk but this measium is totally poor and with nothing to see see of fascination. Save your money and enjoy the experience of tea an the terrace at the palace instead.

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