Brighton Museums, Art Gallery and Royal Pavilion Gardens

Brighton Museums, Art Gallery and Royal Pavilion Gardens

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There are three main things people associate with Brighton - great fish and chips by the seaside, vibrant streets with eclectic people and a city filled with art and culture!

Cross multiple things off your Brighton bucket list with a visit to Brighton Museum and Art Gallery! With exhibitions, art, artefacts, refreshments and more, you can spend as much or as little time as you like at Brighton's top tourist attraction.

Visit one of Brighton's best tourist attractions in the heart of the city

Enjoy world-class art, history and design upon your visit to Brighton. Explore inspiring collections - local and global - amongst magnificent artefacts, memorable artworks and mouth-watering refreshments. 

  • See world-class exhibitions birthed by Brighton's history, art and culture
  • Hear stories about the world of Brighton's fashion and style through the years
  • Gaze upon photographs that give you a glimpse into Brighton's past and present
  • From old masters to modern pioneers, enjoy the traditional fine arts depicted throughout the building
  • Appreciate the iconic designs and technical innovation of 20th Century Art and Design
  • Peer at puppets, props and spectacular costumes used in popular performances
  • Learn about the social history and pottery of Brighton's famous ceramicists
  • Listen to stories of histories, faith and traditions from young peoples' perspectives

After you've embraced the exhibitions and marvelled at the majestic works, why not take your curiosity outside?

There's even more things to do and see in Brighton's Royal Pavilion Gardens

Take a wander outdoors and witness the grandiose garden in all its glory - experience a fantasy palace fit for a King!

Bask in Regency splendour and enjoy the jaw-dropping designs of the Museum's interior and exterior; with the Gardens, Banqueting Room, Royal Bedrooms and so much more, you're welcome to spend as long or as little time as you need to enjoy your experience!

  • Relax in the Gardens and enjoy a wildlife haven that doubles as a much-loved meeting place
  • Dine in George IV style in the Banqueting Room
  • Explore the King's Kitchen filled with the latest tech in the Great Kitchen
  • Restored to it's brilliant glory, check out the Saloon!
  • Marvel at the Music Room: a place for music, dancing and a plethora of dragons
  • Discover where the royals rested in the Royal Bedrooms
  • The Indian Hospital Gallery will immerse you into an extraordinary war story

With so much to see and do throughout your day visit to Brighton, the Brighton Museum, Art Galleries and Royal Pavilion Gardens have a collection of exhibitions, activities and refreshments to keep you and your family entertained for hours!


Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Book Brighton Museum and Art Gallery tickets today for one of the best days out in East Sussex and a visit to the South Coast's top tourist attraction

Available to 7 May 2025

Brighton Royal Pavilion & Gardens

Book tickets now for Brighton Royal Pavilion & Gardens! One of the best outdoor activities and tourist attractions in East Sussex!

Available to 7 May 2025
Pavilion Buildings,
Brighton and Hove BN1 1EE

How to find us

Address: Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Pavilion Gardens, East Sussex, BN1 1FN


By Bus:

Local buses stop at:

  • Old Steine: Just outside the Royal Pavilion
  • North Street: Five minutes walk away

By Train:

Brighton Railway Station is a 15-minute walk form Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. 

  • Services from London to Brighton take about an hour
  • There are regular trains from Victoria and London Bridge
  • Other services travel from Gatwick, Ashford International Eurostar terminal, Sussex and destinations along the coast.

By Car:

  • BN1 1FN
  • There are no onsite parking facilities. 
  • There are designated parking bays for Blue Badge holders in the streets surrounding Brighton Museum
  • Toilets
  • Exhibitions
  • Food and drink

The Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is located in a listed, historic building, but the team have done their best to make it as accessible as possible.

  • All areas of the Museum are accessible for wheelchair users and for people with limited mobility
  • There is a passenger lift and accessible toilets
  • Visitor Services Officers are positioned around the building to assist with any queries
  • The Royal Pavilion garden is also accessible, with wide tarmac and flat lawns

Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted at The Brighton Museum and Art Gallery - unless they are guide, assistance or support dogs. 

  • Water bowls are available at all sites - please ask a member of staff for assistance. 

Yes, you are more than welcome to take photographs and videos at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery - but all photos should be for personal, non-commercial use during the visit, unless the Museum have stated otherwise.

Please note: Please do not use flash, tripods or selfie sticks. 

The opening times for Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is as follows:

  • Tues - Sun: 10am - 5pm
  • Closed Mondays
  • Open Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am-5pm

Brighton Museum is a fantastic place for families and children. 

Children aged 14+ are welcome to tour the museum unaccompanied, but those under the age of 14 must visit with someone over the age of 16. 

From Archaeology to World Art, many of the galleries and exhibitions have special features specifically designed for children. There are free trails which you can view or download and print before your visit. 

Yes! There are Tea Rooms at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, so you can stop by for a snack or quite bite before enjoying the rest of your day in Brighton's City Centre. 

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