Visiting the Holburne Museum


Planning Your Visit

The Holburne Museum sits within its own grounds at the end of Great Pulteney Street with Sydney Gardens behind.
We are open FREE of charge Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday (and Bank Holidays) 11am to 5pm.
There is usually a charge for our temporary exhibitions.
We are closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January (Please remember that Bank Holidays we open at 11am)
This includes our outdoor installations too.

Please Note:
Our temporary exhibition galleries are usually closed as we take down and put up new exhibitions. You can see exhibition details here>> 
Please contact us if you feel you need further details in advance of your visit.

Gallery Closures
Our main exhibition gallery is unaffected by the closures below.
Our Picture Gallery N/A
The Ballroom Gallery will be closed from 12.30pm on Friday 21 November

Lift Closure
Please note that our lift will be closed all day for essentail maintenance on Tuesday 18 November, please accept our apologies for this inconvenience.

Holburne Museum

If you would like to read a copy of our informative and colourful Museum Guide in
advance of your visit, please email our Shop Manager: or call 01225 388548.
Cost of the guide is £9.95 + £2.95 postage and packing. Payment and delivery will be arranged by phone.

Holburne Guidebook

Exhibition Admission and Concessions

(Some of our exhibitions are free of charge, please see the Exhibition section for full details of charges)
Exhibition ticket £6.95 | Concessions
OAP | ES4O | Disabled| Bath Discovery Card holders | groups of 10+ £5.50
Art Fund members £3.50
Students | children 12+ £3.50
Accompanied children under 12 FREE
Family ticket £12 for one adult and children | £16 for two adults and children

Please note that our lift will be closed for essentail maintenance on Tuesday 18 November, please accept our aplogies for this inconvenience.

The Museum is fully accessible and has a wheelchair which can be booked in advance of your visit. We offer parking for Blue Badge holders. Please call us to arrange 01225 388569

You can join the Friends of the Holburne and support the Museum from as little as £25 a year. You will receive free admission to our exhibitions in addition to many other benefits.

Our Garden Cafe is open during Museum opening hours serving fresh, local and delicious cakes, fairly traded coffee and tea and an abundance of freshly prepared dishes throughout the day. Last orders are taken at 4.30pm (or half an hour before we close)

Ticket Sales and how to pre-book

You can read our policy here>>

The Holburne Museum
Great Pulteney Street
Bath, BA2 4DB
Tel: +44 (0)1225 388569