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AMERICAN MUSEUM
Claverton Manor Bath BA2 7BD Tel 01225 460503

Description
Museum of American decorative arts showing American life from 17c - 19c.. Gardens include a replica of George Washington's garden at Mount Vernon and an American arboretum.

Location
2.5 SE Bath off the A36 (just above the A36 near the university)

Opening Times
21 Mar- 1 Nov (closed Mons excet BH Mons) 2-5 house, 1-6 grounds

Disabled Access
Facilities and ramps

Admission Prices
Adult £5 Child £3

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BATH ABBEY
Bath BA1 1LY Tel 01225 422462

Description
15th century Abbey church built on the site where Edgar was crowned first King of England.

Location
Bath city centre

Opening Times
Winter 9-4 Summer 9-6 (no sightseeing when services taking place Suns and other times)

Admission Prices
Donations please

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BATH INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE CENTRE
Camden Works, Julian Road Bath BA1 2RH Tel 01225 318348

Description
The substantial premises of local family firm of Mr Jonathan Bowler circa 1872 has been lovingly recreated to present an intriguing corner of the city's industrial past. Machine rooms and facilities to repair a wide range of items. Also reconstructions of Bath Stone quarry face.

Location
Upper part of town 3 streets norh east of Royal Cresent.

Opening Times
East-Oct 10-5 Nov-East weekends only 10-5

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Adults £3.50 Child £2.50

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BATH POSTAL MUSEUM
8 Broad Street Bath BA1 5LJ Tel 01225 460333

Description
Displaying history, innovations and various postal firsts from Bath and stamps.

Location
Bath city centre, near main post office

Opening Times
Mon -Sat 11-5 Sun 2-5

Disabled Access
Ground floor only at present

Admission Prices
Adult £2.50 Child £1

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THE BOOK MUSEUM
Manvers Street Bath BA1 1JW Tel 01225 466000

Description
This museum is in the basement of an antiquarian bookshop and exhbits include book binding and many first editions including those of Jane Austen and Charles Dickens.

Location
In Bath near the railway station

Opening Times
Mon-Fri 9-5.30 (closed 1-2) Sat 9.30-1

Disabled Access
Unsuitable

Admission Prices
Adult £2 Child £1 (free if you make a purchase in the shop)

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THE BUILDING OF BATH MUSEUM

BA1 5NA Bath Tel 01225 333895

Description

The transformation of Bath from a small medieval town to the most glamerous Georgian city in the world is dislayed here. Exhibits include full size reconstructions, artefacts, tools and a series of spectacular models. Also Sainsbury Study Gallery for research.

Location
In the Countess of Huntingdon Chapel, The Vineyards, The Paragon, Bath. This is in the upper part of town, west of The Circus.

Opening Times
Feb15 -Dec1 Tue-Sun 10.30-5 (open BH Mons)

Admission Prices
Adults £3 Children £1.50 under 10 free

 

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