Discover one of the most fascinating historic houses in England. Built by Merton Russell-Cotes as an extravagant birthday gift for his wife, Annie, it celebrates the couple’s passion for art and travel, world cultures and natural history. Situated on Bournemouth’s stunning cliff-top over-looking the sea, this exotic seaside villa has been sealed in time creating a unique atmosphere in a most dramatic setting.
A programme of special events and exhibitions are held throughout the year, please see our website for more details.
£7.50 Gift Aided for adults, and £4 for a child aged 5-15. Children under 5 are no charge.
10am – 5pm Tuesdays – Sundays
Pre-book a visit via the museum’s website
Group visits welcome by prior arrangement. Numbers may be restricted because of space constraints. Please contact the museum directly to discuss your requirements.
|Parking||No, nearest car park Bath Road South|
|Refreshments||Café, open 10am – 4.30pm
Tuesdays – Sundays
|Toilets for Wheelchair Users||Yes|
|Wheelchair Accessability||Most of the museum has lift access, except for the upper floor of the
|Facilities for the Blind / Visually Impaired||Bookable tactile tours|
|Group Visits||Yes, pre-booking required|
|School Visits||Yes, for more information contact russellcotes.learning@
|Outreach activities||Outreach Talks, contact museum for further details|