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Built 1790

Really good example of Georgian house. Everything in the house belongs to that era. We were very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A3303XQpaulh
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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A beautiful and informative place

A lovely museum, which sheds much light on the life of a Bristol merchant and his family in... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Rosalie K
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Discover what a Bristol sugar plantation and slave owner's home might have looked like around 1790. Eleven rooms spread over four floors reveal what life was like above and below stairs, from the kitchen in the basement where servants prepared meals...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good example of Georgian house. Everything in the house belongs to that era. We were very impressed with staff who care about the house. Welcoming and knowledgeable. Lovely grounds.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 11 December 2018

A lovely museum, which sheds much light on the life of a Bristol merchant and his family in Georgian times, and also on the slave trade. A must if you are interested in the history of Bristol as a port, and in the terrible history...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

I came here to see what a real looking Georgian home would have looked like. I was not disappointed, the furnishings, china, linen and tapestries were really well put together and you felt like you were stepping back in time. The plunge bath was most...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

This is a gem right off Park Street. The museum is run by donations and the staff are very friendly and helpful. IT is really interesting to see how a Georgian House would have looked.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Magnificent house and fabulous furnishings made me feel proud to be British, just to be there. Well worth the visit

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Informative and interesting. A must do in Bristol, free too although we did make a donation. Really enjoyed exploring here.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Well set out.Very interesting.Each room had an information sheet.Free admission. Portrays a realistic depiction of the lives of a family of privilege comfortably established in the commercial world of Bristol during the Napoleonic period.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

The Bath Historical Society have done a good job in not only preserving the interior of a wealthy Bath resident's 18th century town house, but converting it into a small entertaining and educational museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

This was an amazing visit into the past.well worth visiting.enjoyed looking around the rooms.close to centre of bristol.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Go back in time and experience how people lived in those days. Full of information with old bills to view. Very helpful and informative guides around each floor. You can also arrange a private guided tour. Interesting for visitors and all ages. Quite a few...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Gayle C
12 June 2015|
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Response from BristolMuseums | Property representative |
Dear Gayle C, There is no admission fee to the Georgian House Museum, but we do welcome donations. Kind regards Brian Box Office Assistant
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24 April 2015|
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Response from BristolMuseums | Property representative |
The Georgian House Museum opening hours are 11am to 4pm. Kind regards Brian Box Office Assistant
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