Museum Guidelines

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Visitors

Visitors are welcome to use hand-held cameras and video recorders for non-commercial photography, however permission must be obtained from the Museum for the use of tripods (and commercial photography).

Photography and filming are not permitted in the temporary exhibition galleries on the second floor, the Roper and Wirth galleries.

For conservation reasons, we do not allow the use of flash photography.

We cannot allow photography or filming of some loan items; these are clearly indicated by the symbol below.

No photography symbol

Event Photography

If you would like to have wedding or other important event photos taken within or grounds or galleries please contact us to discuss how we can help privatehire@holburne.org

Use of images

A selection of photographs of the Holburne’s collections are available to license through Bridgeman

Historic images of Bath drawn from the Holburne’s collections are available to license through Bath in Time

Greetings cards and other one-off reproductions of oil paintings can be ordered through the Public Catalogue Foundation

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