Reopening our Museums

Update 20/07/20: we will be reopening the Royal Pavilion on 27 July. Watch our ‘welcome back’ video and read more about how to book your visit on our visitor FAQ. Read the FAQ The Royal Pavilion aims to reopen for … Continued

Coronavirus (Covid-19) — FAQ

Update 18 March 2020 The Royal Pavilion & Museums has temporarily closed all venues following advice from the UK government in managing Coronavirus (Covid-19). At the moment the venues will be closed until 1 April 2020. This includes the Royal … Continued

Wear it Out and Queer Looks project

Wear it Out is a partnership with The Centre for Fashion Curation at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, funded by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project will explore the cultural heritage of dress … Continued

Arts Council funding for 2018 – 2022

Royal Pavilion & Museums has successfully bid for almost £2.8 million as part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio 2018-2022. This funding will support a variety of activity across its museums and online, including a new evolution gallery at the … Continued

Aboriginal Ancestral Remains returned to Australia

A special Handover Ceremony to mark the return of Aboriginal ancestral remains from Brighton to Australia has taken place. The ceremony, organised by the Australian High Commission, saw the ancestral remains, formerly in the collection of Royal Pavilion & Museums, … Continued

Snowpups at Brighton Museum

The Martlets Hospice has teamed up with Wild in Art to stage a public art trail in Brighton & Hove, 24 September – 27 November. The sculpture trail features more than 40 large scale Snowdog sculptures, inspired by the much … Continued

Geophysical survey reveals hidden Preston Park feature

Brighton Museum, the University of Brighton and Brighton & Hove Archaeological Society have completed a ‘geophysical survey’ of Preston Park, the large public park in the north of the city.  The survey, which was supported by the Friends of Preston … Continued