Roman Baths Museum13112 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: Abbey Church Yard, Bath BA1 1LZ, United Kingdom
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Phone: +44-1225477785
- Ticket Price: 14 GBP
- Tags: Art And Culture, History Museums, Water Body, Historical Site, Family And Kids
Rainwater from the nearby Mendip Hills heated up deep in the earth rises to this outlet at a rate of over a million litres every day. The Celts found it first, and built a shrine to Sulis here, but it was the Romans who brought style to the place. After conquering, they wasted little time deifying the place to the Roman Minerva, and over three centuries and some heavy-duty engineering, built up a grand bathhouse around it. Curse tablets found in the area suggests the presence of pranksters who’d filch the clothes of the bathers. After the Roman era, it fell into disrepair and was revived periodically by the British.
The museum currently displays objects (usually coins or tokens) that were thrown into the Bath and the marvellous architecture and statuary of this ancient establishment. You’ll have plenty of photo opportunities so make sure you use them. After your foray into this little bit of history, if you want a taste of the real thing, head over to the Thermae Bath Spa nearby.
Roman Baths Museum Travel Tips
- Career for the disabled have free access when entering with their charge.
- Audio Tours are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Mandarin.
- Wheelchair access.
- The guided tour is brilliant.
- Children under 14 to be accompanied by adults.
Entrance Ticket Details For Roman Baths Museum
- A combined ticket to the Fashion Museum (only minutes away) will come for GBP 17. Separately they cost GBP 22.
How to Reach Roman Baths Museum
- Bus Stop near N Parade
- Bus Stop near Rosenberg House
- The Roman Bath Kitchen
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95% of people who visit Bath include Roman Baths Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
74.93% of people start their Roman Baths Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Roman Baths Museum
52.57% of people prefer walking in order to reach Roman Baths Museum