Historic Properties: City Centre (West End)
The Georgian House Museum
7 Great George Street, Bristol. BS1 5RR • (0117) 921 1362
The Georgian House is an 18th century, three storey townhouse in the centre of Bristol that has been restored and decorated to its original glory. Eleven rooms spread over four floors, including the basement where you can see the kitchen, pantry and John Pinney's cold water plunge pool. Open April to October only.
The house was built in 1790 for John Pinney, slave plantation owner and sugar merchant, it was also where the enslaved African, Pero lived.
Displayed as it might have looked in the 18th century with an insight into life above and below stairs. Imagine the busy kitchen where servants prepared meals, taking a dip in the cold-water plunge pool and relaxing in the elegant upstairs rooms.
No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.
April to December: 11am-4pm Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday; January to March: Closed (please check the website for any late changes). Free admission.
Advance booking is not required.
Located to the north west of the city centre between Park Street and Brandon Hill.
Bristol Temple Meads railway station: 25 minutes walk.
Parking available nearby - payment required.
The Georgian House Museum, 7 Great George Street, Bristol. BS1 5RR • (0117) 921 1362
Last Updated Monday 17 February 2020
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