Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth (must see)

The Russell-Cotes Museum (formally, the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum) is an art gallery and museum in Bournemouth, England. It is located on the top of the East Cliff, next to the Royal Bath Hotel. In 1897, architect John Frederick Fogerty was commissioned by Merton Russell-Cotes, then the owner of the Royal Bath Hotel, to build a house as a birthday present for his wife Annie. Originally called East Cliff Hall, it was built in the northeast section of his hotel's garden. Built in the Art Nouveau style with interiors by John Thomas and his son Oliver, it was completed in its first form in 1901. The house and the new annex display various items collected in the course of Sir Merton's foreign travels, especially to Japan, and paintings from his personal art collection.



Operation Hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
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Sight Name: Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum
Sight Location: Bournemouth, England (See walking tours in Bournemouth)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Bournemouth, England

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Cultural Venues of Bournemouth

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles