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Holburne Museum, Bath

The Holburne Museum in the Sydney Pleasure Gardens displays a collection of fine and decorative arts built around the bequest of Sir William Holburne to the city.

The Holburne Museum in the Sydney Pleasure Gardens displays a collection of fine and decorative arts built around the bequest of Sir William Holburne to the city. The original collection of 4000 objects comprising Chinese armorial porcelain, 17th - 18th century silver and porcelain, old master paintings, portrait miniatures, Italian maiolica and bronzes, books and furniture as well as smaller items including Roman glass, coins, enamels, seals, gems and snuff boxes has been coherently enhanced over the years.


Hours

Sun

11:00

17:00

Mon

10:00

17:00

Tue

10:00

17:00

Wed

10:00

17:00

Thu

10:00

17:00

Fri

10:00

17:00

Sat

10:00

17:00

About Holburne Museum

 Great Pulteney St, Bath BA2 4DB, United Kingdom

 +44 1225 388569

 www.holburne.org

Holburne Museum and Nearby Sights on Map

Sydney Gardens

Sydney Gardens is the oldest pleasure garden in England, laid out in 1790 at the end of Great Pultney Street

Great Pulteney Street

The Great Pulteney Street is a 100 feet wide quintessentially Georgian boulevard connecting Bathwick and Sydney Gardens on the east of the Avon River with the City of Bath via Pulteney Bridge

Cleveland Bridge

The neoclassical Cleveland Bridge over the Avon River was built in 1826 by William Hazledine

Pulteney Bridge

The Pulteney Bridge across the Avon river is one of only 4 historical bridges in the world with shops across the full span on both sides

Bath Locks

Bath Locks are a series of 6 locks at the start of the Kennet and Avon Canal that lift boats onto the waterway

Walcot Street

Walcot Street is Bath's Artisan Quarter, with a bohemiam vibe and several small boutiques

Cleveland Pools

Cleveland Pools are the only surviving Georgian open-air swimming pools in England

Duke Street

Parade Gardens

The Parade Gardens in the heart of Bath overlooking the Avon river are delightful Victorian grounds with a bandstand and gorgeous floral displays in summer

Museum of Bath Architecture

The Museum of Bath Architecture explores the city's rich architectural heritage and its transformation from a provincial town to Georgian city in the 18th century