Visitor Attractions

In a quiet side street off Bath city centre lies a modest Georgian terraced house where astronomer William Herschel made history over 200 years ago. With his telescope in the garden of the home in New King Street that he...
The Romans started the development of Aquae Sulis as a sanctuary of rest and relaxation some time after the Roman invasion of Britain in AD 43. Over the next three decades, they built a reservoir, a sophisticated series of baths...
It’s easy to miss this ordinary looking building, yet behind the modest front door lies a fascinating history dating back to 1750. This museum reveals the story of the first purpose-built theatre in Bath. Originally named the St James Theatre,...
The city of Bath is one of only two entire cities inscribed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites, the other being Venice. Bath World Heritage Centre celebrates the city’s unique cultural offering and gives an insight into what makes the...
For those who fear the world is dumbing down, BRLSI (pronounced Brillsy) is an oasis of cultural refreshment. Located on Queen Square, it’s a prominent address but an unassuming institution, perhaps explained by the fact that it’s a charitable organisation...
At one end of the magnificent sweeping curve of the Royal Crescent, surely Bath’s most photographed street, can be found a museum which gives us the chance to see what the home life of a fashionable Georgian household was like....
Bath is home to the only UK museum dedicated to the art and culture of East and South East Asia. It has a collection of exquisitely beautiful items, including ceramics, carvings, netsuke and jade, many of them thousands of years...
The Victoria Art Gallery is one of Bath’s most loved cultural attractions and the most popular art gallery in the region with a collection of over 1,500 decorative art treasures and paintings on permanent display.Since it opened its doors to...
More of an immersive curiosity than a museum, the Jane Austen Centre celebrates the author’s life and works with a permanent exhibition that explores her time in Bath and the influence that the city had on her books and the...
The Holburne Museum on Great Pultney Street is home to one of the most fascinating museum collections in the west country. Its location is one one of the finest Georgian thoroughfares surrounded by glorious greenery, adjacent to the former 18th-century...