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Wow! a superb Georgian House!

Magnificent house and fabulous furnishings made me feel proud to be British, just to be there. Well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ken W
Very interesting and worth a visit

Informative and interesting. A must do in Bristol, free too although we did make a donation... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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

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

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank SShaw90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank TheTraveller659
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.

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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.

Thank Miek194
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

1  Thank yummy88877
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I realise that I haven't been to the Georgian House for about seven years. Hopefully it hasn't changed much, it is supposed to be historical and 'of the period' afterall. Last time I went I was amazed to see the bath (I will not say...More

Thank Mikewd22
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I popped into here (free!) and glad I did as it showcased a typical Georgian home of a wealthy merchant: beautiful eating room, library, etc. There is a placard for each room to explain the history and furnishings. That said I wish the owner’s connection...More

Thank genibre69
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We had read about it before we travelled and decided to try and fit it in to our busy three days in the city. We enjoy social history and it didn’t disappoint. It was cool and shaded indoors on a very hot day. Greeted at...More

1  Thank 433Richard
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This beautifully maintained Georgian house illustrates the way rich people lived and details the horrors of the Slave Trade. The house was used for filming a respectable trade written by Phillips Gregory.

Thank Peter B
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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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PJC69
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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