Bath Museums

Bath Museums

Bath has more museums in one square mile than most cities in the world. With 14 museums in the city centre, if you weren’t a history buff before you arrived in Bath, you might well be when you leave! From Jane Austen to astronomy, local history to fashion, it’s all here. Many of the Bath museums have diverse event programmes that run throughout the year including children’s workshops, exhibitions, concerts, lectures and more

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Bath Postal Museum

3 Burton Street, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 1BN, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 (0) 1225 460333

At Bath Postal Museum we have something for everyone.  We provide colourful, frequently changing exhibitions, interactive games and quizzes, models and collectables and feature hi
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Museum of East Asian Art

12 Bennett Street, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 (0) 1225 464640

Based in a restored Georgian building, the Museum of East Asian Art houses a fine collection of artefacts from China, Japan, Korea and South East Asia. Displays include jade, ceram
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Original Theatre Royal & Masonic Museum

12 Old Orchard Street, Bath, BA1 1JU, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 (0)1225 462233

Visit the Original Theatre Royal & Masonic Museum. This anonymous building in a cobbled back street contains 265 years of history that saw it become the first Theatre Royal out
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Museum of Bath at Work

Julian Road, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 2RG, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 (0) 1225 318348

The Museum of Bath at Work houses two thousand years of Bath’s working heritage – from Roman tourism to 18th century building, Victorian engineering and modern high tec
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Sally Lunn

3 Lilliput Court, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 1ND, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 (0) 01225 461634

No visit to Bath is complete without a trip to one of the oldest houses in Bath (c.1483). Centrally located and home of the world famous ‘Sally Lunn‘ Bun (exceptionally
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Jane Austen Centre

41 Gay Street, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 2NT, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 01225 443000

The Jane Austen Centre is dedicated to celebrating Bath’s most famous resident. The Centre offers a snapshot of what it would be like to live in the Regency times – the fas
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Fashion Museum

16 Bennett Street, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 2QL, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 01225 477173

Bath Fashion Museum hosts a world-class collection of contemporary and historical dress. The displays include 150 dressed figures to illustrate the changing styles in fashionable c
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Ora et Labora

1 York Street, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 (0) 1225 481111

Ora et Labora – discover Bath’s monastic heritage. Within the original cloisters of Bath Abbey, Ora et Labora offers visitors a unique glimpse of monastic life in medieval
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American Museum in Britain

Claverton Hill, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2, UK

distance: 4,583 Miles Map Data Terms of Use Map Tel: +44 (0)1225 460503

Situated within 120 acres of wonderful grounds and stunning scenery, the American Museum in Britain is home to the finest collection of Americana outside of the United States. The
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No.1 Royal Crescent

1 Royal Crescent, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 2LR, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 01225 428126

No.1 Royal Crescent is a Georgian town house that creates a wonderfully vital picture of life in Georgian Bath. Built between 1767 – 1774 to the designs of the architect John Woo
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Herschel Museum of Astronomy

19 New King Street, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 2BL, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 01225 446865

The Herschel Museum at 19 New King Street is a delightful and unique example of a fully restored modest Georgian town-house. It was home to the astronomer and musician William Hers
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Beckford Tower & Museum

Lansdown Cemetery (NW-bound), Bath, Bath, BA1, UK

distance: 4,586 Miles +44 01225 460705

The 120 foot neo-classical Beckford Tower was built for wealthy eccentric William Beckford in 1827 as a study retreat which housed part of his art collection & library. Today i
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Museum of Bath Architecture

115 Walcot Street, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 5BW, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 (0)1225 333895

Museum of Bath Architecture This unique collection interprets the rich architectural history of Bath and the men who transformed a provincial town into the world famous Georgian Sp
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The Holburne Museum

1 Sydney Place, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 6NF, UK

distance: 4,585 Miles +44 01225 388569

On the approach to The Holburne Museum, you can tell you’re in for something special as the building’s grand façade and impressive gardens provide an inkling of its grandeur a