Category: Visit

Opening Times

December 11, 2017

The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum is now open Opening Times Historic House and Museum The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum is open Tuesdays – Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am – 5pm. You can now book tickets for General Admission: Pre-book your admission online here The Museum Café is open Tuesday – Sunday 10am […]


October 18, 2017

The Russell-Cotes outdoor Terrace Café and Museum Café are now open We are now offering outdoor catering on our beautiful terrace, with views overlooking the sea. Outdoor terrace café opening times are 11am – 4pm, Tuesday – Sunday, and Bank Holiday Mondays. Find out more about Tea on the Terrace Afternoon Tea for Two at […]

Afternoon Tea

December 7, 2016

Afternoon Tea for Two at the Russell-Cotes Enjoy a treat of home-made sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and delicious mini cakes with tea, for £26 (option of adding bubbly for £36) for you and a friend. Booking is required by calling 01202 128000, emailing or by clicking on the link below.  Book your Afternoon Tea here […]

Friends of the Russell-Cotes

November 23, 2016

For the Love of Russell-Cotes Do you love the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum? Do you linger in the quirky historic rooms wanting to know more about some of the artefacts, or wish to hear about our upcoming temporary exhibitions and events before anyone else? Join the Friends of the Russell-Cotes and shout your support from […]

Forthcoming Closures

July 20, 2015

The Russell-Cotes is closed to the public on Mondays. In addition to Monday closure, the Russell-Cotes is also closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The Russell-Cotes may be closed on occasion for private functions, please visit this page for the latest information. 


April 10, 2015

A Palace of Art  ‘You have built and fitted up, with the greatest beauty and elegance, a palace, and filled it with gems of art…’ Oscar Wilde We welcome group visits, and we would be delighted to create a wonderful experience for you and your guests. To make the most of the discounted group entry […]


April 10, 2015

We are committed to making the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum as accessible as we can for everyone. If you require any assistance during your visit, our friendly team of staff and volunteers are on hand to help. For extra support, we also offer a free admission ticket for a carer or companion accompanying a […]

Getting Here

April 10, 2015

The Russell-Cotes is on the East Cliff Promenade, just two minutes walk from Bournemouth Pier and five minutes walk from the town centre. View a Google map of where we are here. Also, you can do a virtual tour of the Russell-Cotes on Google here. Use the 1F, GF and GD tabs to explore different levels […]

Admission Prices

April 10, 2015

Current Admission Prices   Price Adult & Senior Citizen £7.50* Child (5-17 yrs) £4.00* Child under 5 FREE Family (up to 2 adults & 3 children) £20.00* Student** £4.00* Concession *** £4.00* Essential Carer or Companion FREE Art Fund, Museum Assoc, SW Fed Museums Members FREE Annual Pass Holder FREE Friends of the Russell-Cotes Member FREE […]