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Museum of Bath Architecture

Bath BA1 5NA, England
+44 1225 333895
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Small place to see

Took hubby here as he enjoys architecture, situated in row of buildings ,was hard to find, it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lisa w
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Small but interesting

The first comment is that this museum it is quite hard to find. At the junction of Broad Street... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edmund R
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The Museum is now closed for the winter, reopening on 13 February 2016. This unique collection interprets the rich architectural history of Bath and the men who transformed a provincial town into the world famous Georgian Spa. It demonstrates how classical design influenced the buildings and illustrates the construction of a house from the cellars to the rafters. Based in the Countess of Huntingdon’s Chapel, the building is also home to the Bath Model, a fully detailed architectural model of the historic city centre, giving a unique insight into the layout of the Georgian City.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took hubby here as he enjoys architecture, situated in row of buildings ,was hard to find, it was built as a chapel inside and has history to it, also information flim to watch. Lots to see on now things were carved in stone an built,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first comment is that this museum it is quite hard to find. At the junction of Broad Street, The Paragon, Lansdown Road and George Street, you walk along the raised pavement on the west side of Lansdown Road until you come to an iron...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A really interesting museum housed in an old chapel. The centrepiece is a huge model of the entire city, very detailed. Find out how the Ashland stone walls were built and how a sash window works. They have John Wood's draughtman's instruments and some of...More

1  Thank V3610MEstephenc
Reviewed 12 July 2017

it is further away and very small - the model of the City of bath was comprehensive and there were detailed videos and explanations of carpentry and building methods . If not sufficient time, go to the other museums first -

1  Thank alI3597BC
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I'm not an architect but thoroughly enjoyed this museum. It is informative and interesting. The history is interesting, and there's so much technique behind the construction and its development. I wish I could have visited this museum on the first day of visiting Bath so...More

1  Thank karensunqing
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This didn't take a lot of time, but we enjoyed it. It's not a large museum and isn't particularly unusual, but it did offer some insights into architecture and history of Bath, so I think it was worth it. There was a great lady there...More

1  Thank ktk19147
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This museum gives you a totally different perspective of Bath and how it was constructed. Hands on, and very informative and well presented

1  Thank Rutti
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A fascinating and absorbing museum for anyone with an interest in historic building. Tables of Lego should keep children occupied whilst adults can study the displays.

1  Thank rhossydd
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Bath's Georgian architecture is what it's known for... but the sameness of the yellow stone and modest adornment on every building was a bit bland to us.. This museum does a good job of explaining how and why it came to be.

1  Thank garhuff
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A small but excellent display takes you through the construction of a Georgian house from foundations to final decor. A lot of fascinating information for the layman with an interest in the making of buildings. Excellent model of Bath City as well. A bit hard...More

1  Thank Ozianni
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