The Royal Pavilion & Museums is the museum service of Brighton & Hove City Council. It directly operates:

Its collections include three which are Designated: World Art, Decorative Art and Natural History. Other collections include Local History, Archaeology, Fashion, Fine Art, Toys and Media.

It has responsibility for a number of historically important listed buildings and monuments:

  • William lV Gatehouse
  • India Gate
  • Northgate House
  • 4/5 Pavilion Buildings
  • Portslade Old Manor
  • The Old Courthouse and Courtroom
  • Jaipur Gate at Hove Museum & Art Gallery

The service provides advice and support to voluntary-run museums and heritage organisations within the city: The Old Police Cells Museum, the Fishing Museum, the Toy and Model Museum, West Pier Trust and West Blatchington Windmill.

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