ATTRACTIONS IN BATH

The Roman Baths & Pump Room
An original Roman bathing establishment along with its magnificent temple and baths. The remains are remarkably complete and among the finest in Europe. The Museum features displays, personal audio guides in 8 languages and even costumed Roman characters based on real people who lived and worked at Aquae Sulis 2,000 years ago.

Regarded as the social heart of Bath for more than two centuries, the Pump Room is a striking neo-classical salon with a fountain for drinking the hot spa water. One of the city's most elegant places to enjoy stylish, modern-British cuisine with live music by the Pump Room Trio or resident pianist.

Thermae Bath Spa
Past, present and future come together for a special spa experience. Bathe in the warm, mineral-rich waters including a spectacular rooftop pool. Thermae also features a series of aromatherapy steam rooms and a range of soothing spa treatments and packages.

Bath Abbey
Welcoming both pilgrims and visitors, Bath Abbey has been a place of Christian worship for over 1,200 years. Glorious stained glass windows and columns of gold stone create an extraordinary experience of light and space. A must see.

The Holburne Museum
A stunning and varied collection of art in one of Bath's iconic buildings. Includes masterpieces by Gainsborough and Renaissance treasures.

Victoria Art Gallery
One of the best exhibition programmes in the region. The beautiful 19th century gallery houses work by Gainsborough, Sickert, Turner and many other leading artists.

No. 1 The Royal Crescent
A beautiful Georgian townhouse designed by John Wood the younger as part of the masterpiece of the Royal Crescent. No. 1 was the first townhouse in the Royal Crescent to be built and originally provided luxury accommodation for the aristocratic visitors who came to take the waters and enjoy the social season.

The Jane Austen Centre
This permanent exhibition and tea rooms celebrates Bath's most famous resident. Learn about Jane's experience in the city between 1801 and 1806 when she wrote 'Persuasion' and 'Northanger Abbey' which were set in Bath.

Sally Lunn's Historic Eating House & Museum
A unique taste of Bath's history. Experience the traditional hospitality of Bath's oldest historic eating house. Home of the world-famous Bath Bun created by the young Huguenot baker Sally Lunn during the Georgian era.

Fashion Museum & Assembly Rooms
The Assembly Rooms is one of Bath's most prestigious venues and has been at the heart of the city's social life since the 18th century. The story of fashion over the last 400 years is brought to life in this Fashion Museum; exhibiting one of the finest collections of contemporary, fashionable and historical dress in the world.

The American Museum
Embark on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the 20th century. With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the Museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions. The only museum of Americana outside the United States.

Prior Park Landscape Gardens
Set in the sweeping valleys of Bath, this picturesque Georgian landscape garden, commissioned by local entrepreneur Ralph Allen, with advice from 'Capability' Brown and the poet Alexander Pope, has stunning views over the Palladian Bridge and the city.

Postal Museum, Bath
Bath played a vital role in the 19th century in the development of communications and improving the British postal service. The museum features the story of letter writing, key figures involved in the postal service's development and the carriage of mail throughout the ages.

Museum of Bath Architecture
This unique museum displays Bath's transformation from a provincial town into an architecturally admired Georgian Spa.

The Museum of East Asian Art
The only museum in the UK dedicated solely to arts and culture of East and Southeast Asia. With the finest collection Far East artefacts outside London.


For full details of what to see and do in Bath, visit the website www.visitbath.co.uk.

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