The Holburne Museum
Changing lives through art.

We are currently closed but we’re looking forward to welcoming you back.
Our shop and Garden Cafe are now open but will close 12 to 15 May (open 16 May) to prepare for the Museum’s reopening 17 May.

To help you plan your visit, please read our Visitor Charter and Q&As.

Book your day ticket in advance here. (Friends and Members no need to book in advance just show your membership card on arrival)

Thomas Lawrence Coming of Age

May 16, 2021 - September 8, 2021

Online Exhibition Coming Soon! The exhibition Thomas Lawrence: Coming of Age will be moving online this May. The Holburne Museum's first virtual show will give fresh insight into the first twenty-five years of one of Britain’s greatest portrait painters and will include films, games and...

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Canaletto: Painting Venice

May 16, 2021 - September 5, 2021

In 2021, the Holburne Museum in Bath will present the most important set of paintings of Venice by Canaletto (1697 – 1768), which will leave their home at Woburn Abbey - one of world’s most important private art collections -...

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Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from the Courtauld

May 17, 2021 - August 1, 2021

This May the Holburne Museum will show ten remarkable highlights from The Courtauld’s world-class collection of Islamic metalwork, which have rarely left London since their bequest over fifty years ago. Dating from the 13th to 16th centuries, these objects are some...

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Mr & Mrs Pope Vased and Flowered, Nicholas Pope, 2014 © the artist

Nicholas Pope: Portraits of a Marriage

May 17, 2021 - August 30, 2021

In Portraits of a Marriage the Holburne presents, for the very first time, ten sculptures which depict – in characteristically entertaining, abstract but honest form – Nicholas Pope and his wife at different stages of their life together during more than...

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