Discover one of the most fascinating historic houses in England. Built by Merton Russell-Cotes as an extravagant birthday gift for his wife, Annie, it celebrates the couple’s passion for art and travel, world cultures and natural history. Situated on Bournemouth’s stunning cliff-top over-looking the sea, this exotic seaside villa has been sealed in time creating a unique atmosphere in a most dramatic setting.
A programme of special events and exhibitions are held throughout the year, please see our website for more details.
£6.00 Gift Aided for adults, and £4 for a child aged 5-15. Children under 5 are no charge.
Open 10.00am to 5.00pm Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays
Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Group visits welcome by prior arrangement. Numbers may be restricted because of space constraints. Please contact the museum directly to discuss your requirements.
|Refreshments||Café (closed until end of March 2013)|
|Toilets for Wheelchair Users|
|Wheelchair Accessability||Most of the museum has lift access, except for the upper-ground floor of East Cliff Hall.|
|Facilities for the Blind / Visually Impaired|