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The art gallery with its latest exhibitions of local wildlife from the artist Allen Seaby was recommended to me and I visited after a walk along the sea marshes.
It was good to see more of the work from the man who painted many Ladybird...More
We walked past St Barbe's many times but never been in. However having seen their exhibitions on WWI Dazzel paint, we've just been back again for a beautiful exhibition on wood block prints. For a small gallery in the back streets of Lymington, they seem...More
Thank Duncan M
PennyC1601, Public Relations Manager at St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for your review Duncan, so glad you have discovered us... keep visiting us we have some great exhibitions coming up!
We made a very last minute visit on our way home from Lymington. We had previously popped in to enquire how to get somewhere when we first arrived and the staff were very helpful and friendly. We had very little time for a lengthy visit...More
You feel that this is a gallery and museum that is a local labor of love. It works well. Thre architecture is worthwhile for it catches your eye and makes you want to know more. Not Beautiful, only eye-catching. The volunteers and local support seem...More
Visited the revamped and restyled St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery in Lymington, Hampshire and was more than pleasantly surprised. A vibrant Museum principally devoted to Local History and a (currently) very interesting Exhibition in the Art Gallery, Dazzle........... the story of efforts to disguise...More
I loved the museum before it was "improved". The façade is supposed to look like the old wavy walls in Lymington. It sticks out like a sore thumb. I have only visited twice and both times I was the only person in the exhibition area....More
Refurbished in the last year and not entirely loved by the locals with a façade not fitting with the school building in which the museum/art gallery is housed.
Manned by volunteers (and still is). The museum took over from the Tourist Information Centre after it...More
Penny C, Public Relations Manager at St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018
Thank you for your review NewForest-Truffles.
St Barbe is continuously evolving, and seeking to improve its offer through planned interventions and as a response to visitor feedback. We run a successful programme of family activities, have a range of new crafts from local producers in...More