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We hope that you enjoy all of our events, lectures and workshops but to avoid any confusion please see below our policy on ticket sales:

  • all event tickets purchased are non refundable
  • late-comers will be admitted at our discretion
  • if necessary we reserve the right to change performance times without advanced warning
  • we reserve the right to refuse entry

If you would like to pre-book or visit as a group please see contact details below

For Group Visits (10+) people

Please contact Spencer Hancock, Visitor Services Manager
Tel 01225 388560 or email s.hancock@bath.ac.uk

For School Visits

Please contact us 01225 388578 or email holburne-education@bath.ac.uk

For Families

We offer lots of free hands on activities in the Museum, including an animal trail, as well as a host of creative workshops that can be booked in advance. See our family  What’s On>>

We have a remarkably varied collection of fine and decorative art, mainly dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, and including Sir William Holburne’s notable Old Master paintings, Italian maiolica and bronzes, gems, European and English porcelain and silver from England and the Continent. For more information see The Collection

February – September 2016

Exhibition Featured
February 13, 2016 – November 6, 2016 all-day
A Handful of Dust @ The Holburne Museum
To celebrate the Holburne’s centenary in its current home, this exhibition gathers together the best of the Museum’s delightful eighteenth-century British portraits in pastel. A mixture of china clay, plaster and pigments pastel is little more than brightly coloured dust,...
Exhibition
June 25, 2016 – October 2, 2016 all-day
Stubbs and the Wild @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
‘This is not a huge exhibition, but it might just change your life.’ Jonathan Jones, The Guardian ‘a diverting new exhibition at the sparkling Holburne museum’ Alastair Sooke, The Daily Telegraph Today George Stubbs (1724-1806) is known and loved for his...
Family Workshops
July 25, 2016 – July 29, 2016 all-day
Summer Art Camp @ The Holburne Museum
Monday 25 to Friday 29 July 9  (TUESDAY 26 JULY FULLY BOOKED) 9am-4pm Days packed full of fun; creative activities inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions, led by our experienced team of artists. Booking Summer Art Camp is essential,...
Adults Exhibition Music
July 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Holburne Up Lates are an invitation to socialise with friends within the magnificient setting of the Museum. Relax with Friends and a drink in the Garden Café, share some light bites and spill out on our beautiful new Café terrace....
Exhibition
August 6, 2016 – January 2, 2017 all-day
Linda Brothwell: The Missing @ The Holburne Museum
In a new commission On the Table, this pioneer of contemporary British craft skills will create a playground of textures and colours in stone, wood and metalwork in response to the most intricate works in the Holburne Museum’s collection. In...
Exhibition Workshop
September 10, 2016 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Needle Felting Lions @ The Holburne Museum
Inspired by Stubbs’s paintings, learn how to needle felt and create your own wonderful lion or lioness sculpture. Using felting needles and wool fleece, repeatedly pushing the barbed needles into the wool, makes the fibres tangle together and create solid...