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St. Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

4.8/5 based on 25 reviews
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Cannot comment on museum itself as we had limited time and came into ask re Tourist Information. Staff could not have been more helpful and the artist section with coffee stall provided us with rest and chance to buy one of the artists' work. Hope the council realise how lucky they are with their volunteers!
Do visit - it is brilliant! Excellent Exhibitions, a fascinating and unstuffy museum and lovely people. It is well worth looking in whenever you are in Lymington.
Alan H said about St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery: Excellent museum with wonderful interesting exhibitions
An excellent local museum & art gallery. A real asset to the area. Important resource.
What a great venue for our business networking event. Exhibition of Grosvenor School lino prints & the Lymington Museum was fascinating.
Absolutely brilliant. Much better than many exhibitions I have seen in London. A jewel of a gallery with a well curated exhibition.
First visit to St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery - a good museum/gallery with an excellent exhibition
Both the museum and The Grosvenor School of Art exhibition were excellent. Our 3 year old son hugely enjoyed the well laid out, excellently illustrated and thoroughly curated museum. The staff were knowledgeable and helpful. Excellent!
St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery is an excellent museum/gallery with some world class exhibitions
Fantastic museum, friendly staff and volunteers and lots for children to do. Exhibitions are of a very high quality. and the selling gallery with the cafe area is a unique idea. Great fun!
A great place to view art of the highest quality in a very pleasant gallery
As usual an excellent exhibition. Varied and not a whiff of the village hall.
Delighted to see several pastel paintings in the collection. Very high standard all round.
A calm haven in an increasingly noisy hectic world. I enjoy an Americano coffee (Douwe Egberts) for £1.20 whilst viewing the art exhibitions. The staff are friendly, the cafe area clean, airy and bright.
Lovely Place! All levels of interest, objects, timelines,boats, costumes, pictures, the history and daily life of various times set against well known facts - local, national and world. Lovely toys for children.
Fantastic, well presented, stunning collection. Total enjoyment,fantastic. Special time spent enjoying with my son, thanks.
This museum is a very important part of Lymington. We have used the shop, visited exhibitions and particularly the Thelwell paintings and cartoons. Very helpful volunteers.
T F said about the "Home, Lad, Home" exhibition - very good exhibition and very informative.
One of the best local museums I have seen. The links with the New Forest and the sea provide a very interesting perspective on the whole area. The current exhibition 'Home Lad Home' is outstanding.
Sheila B says about St. Barbe: a passionate and sobering exhibition, very well displayed.
Beautifully and thoughtfully laid out. Some of the paintings were so emotionally powerful. Marvellous!
I would recommend visiting St Barbe Museum at least twice a year. There is always something to learn and appreciate, be it historic or artistic
R T says: extremely well presented with a wide variety of subjects illustrated
Holly M says: Wonderful museum, always enjoy the exhibitions here, and a wonderful place
Wonderful exhibition space - excellent staff - enjoyed all exhibitions seen
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Must see exhibition of the summer!

Prints of the Grosvenor School exhibition, at St. Barbe Museum & Art Gallery, Lymington from 26th July - 20th September 2014 Read article