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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

This is a seriously George Dropping museum! Take a look at the great offers available here, running until 31st July 2014.

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

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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
more info

Thursday, 24th July 2014 - Thursday, 24th July 2014

Thursday, 31st July 2014 - Thursday, 31st July 2014

Family Fun in July at The American Museum
more info

Saturday, 26th July 2014 - Saturday, 26th July 2014

Introduction to Dry Stone Walling
more info

Tuesday, 29th July 2014 - Tuesday, 29th July 2014

Wednesday, 30th July 2014 - Wednesday, 30th July 2014

Thursday, 31st July 2014 - Thursday, 31st July 2014

Young Artists at The American Museum
more info

Thursday, 7th August 2014 - Thursday, 7th August 2014

Thursday, 14th August 2014 - Thursday, 14th August 2014

Thursday, 21st August 2014 - Thursday, 21st August 2014

Thursday, 28th August 2014 - Thursday, 28th August 2014

Family Fun in August at The American Museum
more info

Thursday, 21st August 2014 - Thursday, 21st August 2014

The Cook Map Sampler
more info

Friday, 5th September 2014 - Friday, 5th September 2014

Sunday, 14th September 2014 - Sunday, 14th September 2014

The Glorious World of Goldwork Embroidery
more info

Saturday, 20th September 2014 - Sunday, 21st September 2014

American Civil War Weekend
more info

Saturday, 4th October 2014 - Saturday, 4th October 2014

Dulcimer Demonstrations at The American Museum
more info

Thursday, 9th October 2014 - Thursday, 9th October 2014

Northern Harmony Concert at The American Museum
more info

Thursday, 23rd October 2014 - Thursday, 23rd October 2014

Tuesday, 28th October 2014 - Tuesday, 28th October 2014

Wednesday, 29th October 2014 - Wednesday, 29th October 2014

Thursday, 30th October 2014 - Thursday, 30th October 2014

Friday, 31st October 2014 - Friday, 31st October 2014

Family Fun in October at The American Museum
more info

Wednesday, 29th October 2014 - Wednesday, 29th October 2014

Thursday, 30th October 2014 - Thursday, 30th October 2014

American Ghost Tours
more info