Brighton Museum & Art Gallery is situated in the heart of Brighton’s cultural quarter and forms Photographypart of George IV’s original stable complex.

The museum is light, spacious and airy with user-friendly galleries and exhibits.

It provides an adaptable location for all kinds of professional filming and photography with backdrops suitable for documentaries, fashion shoots and promotional filming.

What parts of Brighton Museum are available for filming?

All public gallery spaces. (Access in some temporary exhibitions may be limited).

Are there any conditions?

We ask photographers and production companies to respect the sensitive nature of a city-centre museum.

Please download and read our full statement of Brighton Museum Filming and Photography Conditions [PDF].

Security is paramount during filming as well as safeguarding the needs of our visitors.

Should I make a recce first?

Yes. We always recommend that you make a preliminary visit to identify likely locations and to discuss the practicalities with us.

What are the fees?

If your shoot needs to be supervised by Brighton Museum or requires any special access we will charge a facility fee.

Our standard fees are charged by the hour (or part of an hour) and are subject to VAT.

Daytime (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) £200 per hour
Evenings and weekends £300 per hour
Daytime (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) £150 per hour
Evenings and weekends £200 per hour

We will calculate special fees for the more complicated projects, for example those that require more than one camera crew, shooting at night, or changes to the usual displays.

Do I need to book in advance?

Yes. All bookings must be made in advance.

How do I make a booking?

Please contact us. We will discuss your filming or photography requirements in more detail and help you with your booking.

For further information about professional filming and photography at the Royal Pavilion, or to book a shoot, contact the Royal Pavilion & Museums Marketing Team:
Telephone 03000 290906

Contact us also if you are interested in filming and photography at the Royal Pavilion, Preston Manor, Hove Museum & Art Gallery and the Booth Museum of Natural History.

For information about location filming elsewhere in Brighton & Hove, consult the Brighton & Hove City Council Events Office on 01273 292711.