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Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Russell-Cotes art gallery and museum - exterior

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult/Senior£7.50 per ticket
Annual Pass HolderFree
Child (5-17 yrs)£4.00 per ticket
Child (Under 5)Free
Concessions£4.00 per ticket
Family (up to 2 adults & 3 children)£20.00 per ticket
Friends of the Russell-Cotes MemberFree
Student£4.00 per ticket

Entrance to the Cafe and Cafe gallery is without charge.

Opening Times

Opening 2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Open: Bank holiday Mondays.
Closed: Mondays, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

The Russell-Cotes may be closed for functions on occasion, please check website before your visit.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
East Cliff Promenade
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Tel01202 451858


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Recent Reviews:

  • GlamNik7
    Fareham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Glad I did!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 10th May 2019
    I found this on a coastal walk and so glad I popped in. Gardens are small and stunning with views over the sea. The house is lovely to walk around as no signs saying 'you can't' which is nice... Read full review
  • arche1066
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Free from restraints of class and social manners
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 12th May 2019
    Delve a little in to the family history and you find new money, a travelling hat sales man and a family not shackled by the weight of centuries of class constraint. The house and collection are... Read full review
  • JoubertG
    Reading, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Amazing and eclectic, well worth a visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th May 2019
    Spent a fun couple of hours exploring this lovely museum with a large range of treasures and lovely architecture. It's a must to visit. Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth BH1 3AA, UK. We are situated next to the Royal Bath Hotel, just two minutes walk from Bournemouth Pier Closest car park Bath Road South (BH1 2EW)Access: The entrance is via a steep slope which may prove difficult for people with mobility problems, including wheelchair users. Due to the limited space electric scooters must be left at the entrance. A manual wheelchair can be borrowed, subject to availability. All parts of the building can be reached by lift, except the upper floor.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Bournemouth. Follow signs for town centre. The gallery is situated behind the Royal Bath Hotel on the East Cliff.

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