Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery is located in the Royal Pavilion garden, at the heart of the city’s cultural quarter. Its diverse collections bring together arts and history to tell stories about the city and the world we live in.

There is a lively and constantly changing programme of exhibitions, displays and events, with hands-on activities for all ages, gallery trails and more.

You'll love

The family-friendly Elaine Evans Archaeology Gallery reveals the lives of some of Brighton & Hove’s earliest residents from the Ice Age to the Saxon era
The fascinating Queer the Pier exhibition, exploring the experiences of LGBTQi people in Brighton.
A changing display of amazing temporary exhibitions covering art, photography and social history.

While you’re in the area

Just minutes away from Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, The Royal Pavilion, is an exotic palace with a colourful history. Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this historic house mixes Regency grandeur with the lavish visual styles of India and China. 

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery - interior

Brighton Museum - interior

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More often heard than seen, Nightingales are a welcome springtime presence, holding their own in the coppiced ancient woodlands of the High Weald. Their beautifully evocative song is the stuff of legend.



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