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Towner Art Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Excellent gallery

Very good quality gallery. Nicely set out and with a good cafe (with terrace) when you need a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark R
Brighton, United Kingdom
my favorite thing to see

lovely high end gallery they now have movies too! great coffee and pastries . great cards and gifts.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alison A
New York
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Towner is an award-winning contemporary art gallery and museum for South East England. We present major exhibitions of UK and international contemporary art – and as a museum, we also have a renowned collection of art from across the ages. Learning...more
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Devonshire Park College Road | College Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ, England
+44 1323 434670
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good quality gallery. Nicely set out and with a good cafe (with terrace) when you need a break. London standard of gallery here on the South East coast.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the plus side. Very friendly, helpful, and informative ladies who were the artists exhibiting on the ground floor. Thank you. But on the negative side. For the largest display space in South East England, there is remarkably little to see. One of the upstairs...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

two floors closed off at same time too few exhibits, seemed to be a lack of co-ordination such that most of the place was empty

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely high end gallery they now have movies too! great coffee and pastries . great cards and gifts.

Thank Alison A
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The gallery, which is on three floors has a great feel to it. Entry is through the rather expensive shop leading to the ground floor exhibits. The stairs lead to further galleries and a well facilitated popular cafe. We spent some time in the thought...More

Thank Ourview2014
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Highlight was 2 paintings my granddaughter would be proud of. She has just turned 6 (apologies if i upset her ) now on a par with the turner in margate. Where have all the great paintings and portraits gone.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Just three floors. Easy to walk around with lots of resources for children. Large print guides available for the Edward stott exhibition. However the details of each painting could have been bigger, as lots of people were peering to read at the same time. The...More

Thank SQ01273
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I have visited this gallery twice while in Eastbourne and both times found the temporary exhibitions most interesting and stimulating, staff very friendly and helpful, and the display areas spacious and airy. There is also a permanent display featuring the local artist Eric Ravilious which...More

Thank Y3048NPdavids
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The gallery itself is impressive, but not a huge collection of art. I enjoyed several pieces and staff were friendly and helpful. Most of the art was not my particular cup of tea but others will enjoy.

Thank MDCLS101
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This modern art gallery had an interesting exhibition of works by Edward Stott while we were there. What ever the exhibition though its well worth a visit if you are interested in art. Pleasant small cafe on the top floor.

Thank heatheruth
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Response from RoyLB | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at a homtel that may be out of your price range. It was the "Big Sleep Hotel", close to the pier and overlooking the sea. We loved it.