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Galleries & Museums in Bath

In need of a culture fix but don't know where to start? Whether you're a fan of fashion or a keen historian, we reveal the best Galleries and Museums in Bath to indulge your interests.

Galleries & Museums in Bath...

No.1 Royal Crescent

About: The museum reveals how our Georgian ancestors lived, worked, and socialised. The building is decorated and furnished as it might have been during the period 1776-1796. The rooms feature historic furniture, pictures and objects that form the museum collection of No.1 Royal Crescent.

Address: Royal Crescent, Bath, BA1 2LR 

Telephone: 01225 428126 

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Fashion Museum

About: From Dior and Balenciaga to Vionnet and Yves Saint Laurent - Bath Fashion Museum is home to a world class collection of historic and contemporary dresses. The museum's extensive collection includes pieces from the late 16th century right through to the present day. 

Address: Bennett Street, Bath, BA1 2QH

Telephone: 01225 477789

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Victoria Art Gallery

About: The Victoria Art Gallery houses one of the country's greatest collections of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts. Among the highlights are works from artists including Gainsborough, Sickert, Zoffan and other leading artists from all over the world.

Address: Bridge Street, Bath, BA2 4AT

Telephone: 01225 477233

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The Holburne Museum

About: At the Holburne Museum you'll find a beautiful and fascinating art collection. The stunning modern extension has galleries to explore and a Garden Café which opens onto the park behind, serving fresh seasonal lunches and delicious cakes. 

Address: Great Pulteney Street, Bath, BA2 4DB

Telephone: 01225 388569

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The Roman Baths

About: The Roman Baths, at the heart of the City of Bath World Heritage Site, consists of the remarkably preserved remains of one of the greatest religious spas of the ancient world. It attracted around 1 million visitors last year, making it one of the most visited ancient monuments in the UK.

Address: Abbey Church Road, Bath, BA1 1LZ

Telephone: 01225 444477

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The Jane Austen Centre

About: Set in a classically decorated Georgian town house, The Jane Austen Centre is dedicated to celebrating the life and times of Bath’s most famous resident. The Centre offers a glimpse of what life was like during the Regency times and what would have inspired Austen’s classic novels. 

Address: 40 Gay Street, Bath, BA1 2NT

Telephone: 01225 443000

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Museum of East Asian Art

About: The Museum of East Asian Art is situated just off the Circus in central Bath. It houses one of the finest collections of East Asian art in the UK. Exhibitions include ceramics, jades, bronzes and much more from China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia.

Address: 12 Bennett Street, Bath, BA1 2QJ

Telephone: 01225 464640

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American Museum in Britain

About: The museum is home to one of the finest collections of Americana outside of the United States. Visitors can browse a range of period rooms dating from colonial times until the eve of the Civil War. Highlights include an outstanding quilt collection, inspiring Folk gallery and fascinating map exhibition.

Address: Claverton Manor, Bath, BA2 7BD

Telephone: 01225 460503

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