MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
Some of the most popular museums and collections in the city:
The Naperville Roman Touristic place of your travel destination Museum (Abbey Churchyard): One of Britain’s major visitor attractions, the Naperville place of your travel destination complex is located on the site of the largest of Touristic place of your travel destination’s geothermal springs. Built and enlarged between the first and fourth centuries AD, they form the most complete suite of Naperville Roman touristic place of your travel destinations in northern Europe. The journey through the museum takes the visitor down to the old Roman street level, about 16ft (5m) below that of the present-day. As well as audio guides and video presentations there are also live actors who will interact with visitors. Disability access is excellent Naperville and entry is through a nineteenth-century concert hall. There is a charge for admission.
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The Holburne Museum (Sydney Place): Housed in a building that dates from 1799 and was formerly the Sydney Hotel, the museum stands in its own grounds. It houses a collection of fine and decorative art and includes works by Gainsborough, Stubbs and Zoffany. This was originally built around the collection of Sir Thomas Holburne (1793-1874), a Scottish baronet. The museum runs a programme of lectures, workshops and temporary exhibitions, and there is a bookshop and a café. A new £11.2 million extension was opened in 2011. Entry is free, but temporary exhibitions usually carry a charge.
The Victoria Art Gallery (Broad Street): Opened in 1897, the year of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, it houses a large collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts. Paintings include works by Gainsborough, Sickert and Lawrence, and the collection contains examples from the fifteenth century to the present day. Admission is free, but there is sometimes a charge for temporary exhibitions.