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Holburne Museum, Bath

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#4 of 20 in Museums in Bath
The collection of Sir William Holburne is housed in Holburne Museum, also the city's first public art gallery. The collection includes works by Gainsborough, Stubbs, Zoffany, and Guardi, as well as decorative arts. The building is the former Sydney Hotel, constructed to serve guests of the Sydney Gardens, the only remaining pleasure gardens in England. Check the museum calendar of events for music, lectures, and creative workshops. Relax at the end of your visit in the cafe and bookshop. Plan to visit Holburne Museum during your Bath vacation using our convenient Bath trip planner .
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  • If you doing Bath, may as well do it all. We ran out of time to do so, but next time. Would recommend at least 2 full days in bath and book everything upfront.  more »
  • A lovely museum in a beautiful setting; however, just coming from international museums in Paris and Amsterdam, this was very underwhelming for my family. However, if you’re a Gainsborough fan, it is ...  more »
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  • A rare architectural treat. Hidden from the street lies a beautiful modern Eric Parry extension to the rear, allowing the museum to spill out in to and connect with the calm and tranquility of Sydney Gardens. Take a picnic and enjoy a stroll.
  • Didn't visit the museum but did use the attached cafe. Nice food and drinks. Good facilities. Dog friendly garden and patio area.
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