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American Museum in Britain

Claverton Manor
Claverton Down
BATH
Bath
BA2 7BD
The American Museum

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
5-16 years gardens only without gift aid£3.50 per ticket
Adult without gift aid£9.00 per ticket
Child 5 - 16 without gift aid£5.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults & 2 children) without gift aid£24.00 per ticket
Gardens only without gift aid£6.10 per ticket
Gardens only without gift aid£5.50 per ticket
Over 60s/Students gardens only without gift aid£4.50 per ticket
Senior Citizens/Students without gift aid£8.00 per ticket

Gift Aid rates available

About

*Get 50% off family tickets to the American Museum until 5th May 2014 - download the PDF voucher on the right hand side of this page.*

Situated within 120 acres of wonderful grounds and stunning scenery, the American Museum in Britain is home to the finest collection of Americana outside of the United States.

The interactive American Heritage Exhibition precedes a series of attractive period rooms dating from colonial times until the eve of the Civil War.

Includes an outstanding quilt collection, inspiring Folk Art gallery and fascinating map exhibition.
Has special annual exhibition (March-Oct) with an exciting calendar of events, plus festive Christmas displays to end the year (Nov-Dec).

Quilting Bee - every Tuesday afternoon from 12.00 to 4:00pm, quilting groups from the area demonstrate their talents and chat with visitors about this vibrant and contemporary art. Included with full museum admission.

New Shuttle Bus Service
The Museum has started running a frequent free Shuttle Bus service from Bath city centre. The schedule will run Tuesday to Sunday at the following times:

Leaves Bath from Terrace Walk (Bog Island)
12.15, arriving at Museum 12.30pm
1.15, arriving at Museum 1.30pm
2.15, arriving at Museum 2.30pm
3.15, arriving at Museum 3.30pm

Leaves Museum to return to Bath
12.45, arriving at Terrace Walk 1.00pm
1.45, arriving at Terrace Walk 2.00pm
2.45, arriving at Terrace Walk 3.00pm
3.45, arriving at Terrace Walk 4.00pm
4.30, arriving at Terrace Walk 4.45pm

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Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Celebrity connection
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3
  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates
  • Switch accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free - with Staff ID
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Public Transport Directions

By Bus: No. 18 or 418 university bus to 'The Avenue'. museum 10 - 15 minutes downhill walk.
By Coach: Must approach via Bathwick Hill (turn right at A36 junction, following signs to university).

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Tel: +44 (0)1225 460503

Opening Times

2014 (22/03/2014 - 02/11/2014)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday12:0017:00
Wednesday12:0017:00
Thursday12:0017:00
Friday12:0017:00
Saturday12:0017:00
Sunday12:0017:00
2014 Christmas season (22/11/2014 - 14/12/2014)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday12:0016:30
Wednesday12:0016:30
Thursday12:0016:30
Friday12:0016:30
Saturday12:0016:30
Sunday12:0016:30

* Open at 12 noon Tuesday - Sunday. Closed Mondays except Bank Holiday Mondays. Closed at 5.00pm
The Museum, grounds, café and retail outlets all open at 12noon.

Events

Saturday, 22nd March 2014 - Sunday, 2nd November 2014

The Colourful Works of Kaffe Fassett
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