Ticket Information

Home Planning your visit Ticket Information

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...
Exhibition
August 6, 2016 – January 2, 2017 all-day
Linda Brothwell: The Missing @ The Holburne Museum
In a new On the Table commission Linda Brothwell, a 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...
In Conversation Talk
September 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In Conversation with Linda Brothwell @ The Holburne Museum
Linda Brothwell, 2016, image © India Hobson Join artist Linda Brothwell as she discusses her artistic practice with Catrin Jones, Curator of Decorative Arts at the Holburne. The evening will explore how Brothwell’s work engages with making,materials, and place, and...
Music
September 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Goldberg @ The Holburne Museum
Prize-winning, internationally acclaimed jazz pianist and composer John Law, returns to his classical roots with a re-working of J.S.Bach’s famous masterpiece the Goldberg Variations. Bach’s complete score, with the addition of John Law’s newly composed, ambient opening and closing compositions,...
Exhibition Workshop
September 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Metamorphosis @ The Holburne Museum
Butterfly Metamorphosis– An Artistic and Scientific Appreciation This watercolour painting workshop will use art to pay homage to the transformation of larva to butterflies. Cath Hodsman and course participants will discuss how this mysterious process manifests itself, in butterflies and...