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Friday Feeling

September 17, 2020

In addition to our normal opening days, we are opening on Friday 18th and Friday 25th September. Start your weekend early at the Russell-Cotes! Book your tickets here Don’t miss out on the chance to see our blockbuster exhibition Beyond the Brotherhood: The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy before it closes on 27 September.


September 4, 2020

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Tea on the Terrace

July 26, 2020

Tea on the Terrace! Enjoy drinks, snacks, cream teas, and more on the Russell-Cotes terrace, overlooking the garden and the sea. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from Tuesday 4 August from 12pm – 3pm. Please be aware that we may not be able to offer this outdoor catering in the event of bad weather. Seating […]

How was your visit?

July 7, 2020

Have you visited recently? We’d love to hear your views! Please complete our short survey by clicking here We are working to develop a better understanding of our audiences. By answering these questions you’ll be helping us to improve the visitor experience and to gather the information we need to support the work we are […]

Visiting Safely

July 2, 2020

Our top priority is to protect you, our staff and our volunteers, so we’ve put comprehensive social distancing and cleaning measures in place. We’ve introduced a range of measures to help adhere to social distancing guidelines and hygiene standards. We have installed a one-way system and also reduced our visitor number capacity, to ensure we […]

How to book and what to expect

July 2, 2020

Preparing for your Visit Opening HoursThe Russell-Cotes will be open; Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10am – 5pm. FacilitiesGarden: Open, please visit before you enter the buildingHistoric House: Open, please follow the one-way route around the building. Exhibition: Beyond the Brotherhood: The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy – Open, reduced capacity, we will control the numbers of visitors entering […]

Reopening FAQs

July 2, 2020

Here are answers to some of your most frequently asked questions regarding coronavirus and our reopening Are you allowed to open yet?Yes, the Government has announced that Museums and Galleries can open from 4 July 2020.  BCP Council has agreed to the staged reopening and resetting of BCP museums and heritage buildings from 4 July […]

Digital Guide

July 2, 2020

To adhere to Covid-19 guidelines, we have removed physical information booklets from the museum. For the time being we are displaying information about the rooms in this digital guide. As part of our Reinterpretation Project we are reviewing what information is most important to visitors so that we can change our displays to be as […]

Take your favourite painting shopping

June 11, 2020

Folding bag £8.14 A Dorset Landscape on show in Gallery III; and now over your shoulder on the high street (at a safe social distance) Description: Generous capacity folding bag with an internal pocket for keys or phone and into which the bag can be folded. Includes an external cover with popper showing the same […]

shopping favorites

June 9, 2020

Take your favourite painting home with you; an art cushion for your sofa or a scarf to wear. The Russell-Cotes Gift Shop presents much loved shop products, available to buy in person or over the phone if you are unable to travel to the museum. The Gift Shop is open 10am – 5pm Tuesday, Wednesday, […]