American Museum and Gardens
Situated within 125 acres of beautiful grounds, with stunning views across the Limpley Stoke Valley, the American Museum and Gardens is home to the finest collection of Americana outside of the United States.
An interactive American heritage exhibition and series of attractive period rooms dating from colonial times until the Civil War display an outstanding collection of folk and decorative arts, showing the diverse and complex nature of American traditions.
The American Museum’s collection of over 200 quilts is acclaimed as the finest of its type in Europe. The museum is also home to an inspiring Folk-Art gallery and fascinating map exhibition.
Each year a special annual exhibition (March–October) showcases a different aspect of American life and history and the museum is transformed with a spectacular festive display during the Christmas period.
Adult (Museum, Exhibition & Gardens): £14.50 per ticket
Child (Museum, Exhibition & Gardens): £8.50 per ticket
Family (Museum, Exhibition & Gardens): £37.50 per ticket
Adult (Gardens only): £9.00 per ticket
Child (Gardens only): £6.50 per ticket
Family (Gardens only): £24.50 per ticket
Ratings, Awards and Rewards
- Wheelchair Access
- Guide dogs welcome
- Free parking
- Changing Facilities
- All groups welcome
- Family friendly
- Visit England Visitor Attraction
#21 of 124 things to do in Bath
Most Recent Traveller Reviews
15 Apr 2019: Sadly, our visit was in the rain so we were unable to enjoy the beautifully manicured gardens. The museum itself was fascinating and gave a real taste of early American history.
9 Apr 2019: We were extremely disappointed with our visit. We last went to this museum probably 40 years ago! The quilts were beautiful and the exhibit was well set out. The explanations were unreadable unless...
6 Apr 2019: Very interesting and informative exhibits on American history. The period rooms were lovely and the quilts, samplers and Navajo rugs in the permanent collection were beautiful.
Really enjoyed the...