Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum
Royal Pump Rooms
The Parade
Royal Leamington Spa
Warwickshire
CV32 4AA
England

Website

Website

www.warwickdc.gov.uk/royalpumprooms

E-mail

prooms@warwickdc.gov.uk

Telephone

01926 742700

Fax

01926 742705

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Interior of an art gallery with white walls and wooden floors with a white marble statue in the centre
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Award winning Art Gallery and Museum with services on offer including: Fine Art Collection, Exhibition on the History of Royal Leamington Spa, Cabinet of Curiosities - A Gallery of Interactive Exhibits, Hammam - restored Victorian Turkish Baths Room, Changing Programme of Visual Arts, History and Local Interest Exhibitions and Events, Educational Parties by Arrangement.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Tues - Sat 1030-1700
Sun 1100-1600

Closed: Mon, except Bank Hols

Admission charges

Free Admission

Additional info

The facilities at the Royal Pump Rooms also include a Cafe, Library, Tourist Information Centre and multi-purpose Assembly Rooms. Baby-changing facilities available.

Fine Arts including 16th and 17th century Dutch and Flemish, 19th and 20th century British artists, local artists, sculpture, ceramics and glassware, social history collections especially 18th to 20th century Leamington Spa and various ethnographical collections.

Collection details

Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Medicine, Social History, Toys and Hobbies, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • Recent acquisitions include works of art by Mark Quinn, Mark Francis and Catherine Yass. Other key artists in the collection include Stanley Spencer, L.S. Lowry, Gillian Wearing, Vanessa Bell, Patrick Caulfield, Sir Terry Frost, Walter Sickert and Graham Sutherland.
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Postcard of the Royal Pump Rooms c. 1900

"A First Class Watering Place" 200 Years of the Royal Pump Rooms

  • 3 May — 25 August 2014 *on now

Find out about the people who built the Royal Pump Rooms and the major redevelopments that were made in the 1860s. Discover the role the building had during the First World War, and the impact the introduction of the NHS had on the services that were provided here.
The Royal Pump Rooms opened in summer 1814; it was the first and only bath house in the fashionable area of the town, north of the river Leam. From then until the 1990s, spa and medical treatments were provided in the building. The Royal Pump Rooms also functioned as a centre for entertainments in the town.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Heritage Open Days 2014: Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum

  • 11 — 14 September 2014

Take a guided tour of the Royal Pump Rooms Museum. Find out about the building's vibrant history and discover what goes on behind the scenes. (Meet in the art gallery, 1300 Friday 12th September.)

Admission

Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.

Website

http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/guided-tour-of-the-royal-pump-rooms

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