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Beautiful house from a golden age of architecture

We had read about it before we travelled and decided to try and fit it in to our busy three days in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
A respectable trade.

This beautifully maintained Georgian house illustrates the way rich people lived and details the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter B
Somerset, 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
7 Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5RR, England
+44 117 921 1362
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank 433Richard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a reconstruction of what a typical Georgian merchant's house would have looked like in the late 1700's. It was built for John Pinney who was a sugar plantation owner (though his birth surname was not Pinney apparently, but he had to take on...More

1  Thank dupeyabu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can spend a good hour being transported back in time to Georgian Bristol. The museum is a period home that has been decorated and furnished to resemble its original state as the home of a plantation owner. As well as being a fascinating insight...More

Thank Russell H
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We had read about it but actually seeing it didn't do the description justice. On a side street not far from the cathedral it would be easy to miss. Once inside we found each room very interesting especially the basement with the kitchen and wash...More

1  Thank 2010mustang
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Really interesting, combine with a visit to the Red House Museum which is a 10 minute walk away. Or nip up the hill to Brandon Tower, especially during the Balloon festival

Thank grahamhuw
Reviewed 17 February 2018

This is a beautifully presented house in the middle of Bristol and totally free to visit. One of the hidden gems of Bristol. Well worth a visit.

2  Thank H F
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

What a brilliant visit - I couldn’t believe that it was free. The whole house has been restored. Each room gives information about the family that lived there and the purpose of each room. There is also information about Georgian Bristol and how it was...More

3  Thank Meg K
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved it here. Its a Georgian house furnished etc how it would have been 500 years ago. So interesting. The staff are very well informed & happy to give more information. 2 teenagers age 16 & 18, 2 adults aged 50 & 1 grand...More

2  Thank Martina C
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Dropped into the museum after reading positive reviews on it. It was indeed well-worth our time. The guides were very knowledgeable and very helpful in sharing information. Very well-preserved house. Most of the furniture were not original to the house but were from the same...More

2  Thank SusannaTan
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Gayle C
11 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
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