The Georgian House Museum, Bristol

The Georgian House Museum, Bristol

The Georgian House is a preserved 18th century town house that is on permanent display for visitors to Bristol. Visitors can see furnishings that were original to the house and the time period during which it was built. The home has functioned as a museum since 1937.

The home was originally built in 1790 for sugar merchant and slave owner John Pinney. It was designed by architect William Paty. Tourists will see the dining room, drawing rooms, study, library, bedroom and housekeeper's room. They will also be treated to a hidden staircase and a dumb waiter.

The Georgian House contains film and video, including a display on slavery and sugar plantations. It is open from April through December on Saturdays through Tuesdays. Visitors can tour the home from 11 AM to 4 PM on these days, but all tours must be booked in advance. Entry to the museum is free.

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Sight Name: The Georgian House Museum
Sight Location: Bristol, England (See walking tours in Bristol)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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