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Bath's Old Orchard Street Theatre

12 Old Orchard Street, Bath BA1 1JU, England
+44 1225 462233
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Fabulous

Do not miss this guided tour. Such a wonderful, informative guide and what a marvellous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wendyjmsamuels46
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London
Excellent visit

Absolutely brilliant, really worth the effort of visiting. Only open at certain times and tickets... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Hairyworf1
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Caterham, United Kingdom
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“masonic lodge” (11 reviews)
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12 Old Orchard Street, Bath BA1 1JU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss this guided tour. Such a wonderful, informative guide and what a marvellous collection of masonic artefacts. The Theatre is tucked away down a side street and pure magic inside.

Thank wendyjmsamuels46
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Absolutely brilliant, really worth the effort of visiting. Only open at certain times and tickets can be obtained from the tourist information centre by the Abbey. Our tour guide is a Mason at the hall and very interesting. Very knowledgeable and informative. Learnt a great...More

Thank Hairyworf1
Reviewed 30 August 2017

David, our tour guide was fabulous. It is only open for 2 tours a day. We took the 2:30 tour. A little difficult to find, around a corner in an alley, nondescript building. David showed us all the rooms, backstage, upstairs and the basement. A...More

Thank yahootraveler64
Reviewed 11 July 2017

As a Freemason, I am very interested in seeing this place, but unfortunately it never seems to be open. Over 7 years I have not been able to get inside for various reasons. Come on Bath, one of your great sites, make it more accessible.

2  Thank RalphNewell
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Amazing building that has had a number of different uses. Formally the original Theatre Royal, a Catholic Church and a Masonic Lodge. We had a great tour hosted by a very friendly guide who had many interesting facts and historical insights. This is not a...More

Thank mikem1900
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We discovered this by chance and were delighted with the tour. The guide was helpful and informative and covered the whole range of uses of the building, from a theatre to a church and on to a Masonic Hall. Well worth a visit.

Thank lesley w
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Loved every minute of this tour, not only for the history of the Theatre but to look around the Masonic lodge, this is one of the best I have seen and I have looked around many on my travels . Many thanks to our guide...More

Thank g210pearson
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Yes, freemasonary is the 2nd largest independent charitable donator behind the national lottery, all funds donated by the Freemasons themselves, this is just one of the facts I learnt from this very friendly, honest and informative talk by our excellent guide,all questions answered truthfully and...More

Thank D M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This building was formally a theatre, then a Catholic Church and is now a Masonic Lodge. We were shown around by Roger who was extremely knowledgable and as we were the only ones on the tour that day gave us the VIP treatment. He showed...More

Thank minimumek
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I read reviews on here prior to visiting the Old Orchard Street Theatre. I visited the Tourist Information Centre the night before to book my ticket on the tour the following morning, as for whatever reason the website itself was not allowing on-line bookings to...More

Thank Luke_Sweeney_Todd
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