Roman Baths Museum

Currently Open [Closes at 10:00 pm]
  • 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 Museum, Water Body, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Roman Baths Museum - Review

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.

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Roman Baths Museum Information

  • 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.

Roman Baths Museum Ticket Prices

  • 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 by Public Transport

  • Bus Stop near N Parade
  • Bus Stop near Rosenberg House

Restaurants Near Roman Baths Museum

  • The Roman Bath Kitchen
  • Browns
  • Thorntons

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  • Roman Baths Museum Address: Abbey Church Yard, Bath BA1 1LZ, United Kingdom
  • Roman Baths Museum Contact Number: +44-1225477785
  • Roman Baths Museum Timing: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Roman Baths Museum Price: 14 GBP
  • Best time to visit Roman Baths Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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  • 95% of people who visit Bath include Roman Baths Museum in their plan

  • 77.81% of people start their Roman Baths Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Roman Baths Museum

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  • Bath is a beautiful town. It's everything Jane Austen wrote about. The Roman baths are fantastic. Well maintained. There is a self guided audio tour that is very helpful and gives a good history of the place. Very unique place. There is also a nice museum, lots of shops, restaurants and beautiful buildings with gorgeous designs ages architecture. Highly recommend a visit!

  • The Roman Baths aren't just something to see because of their age, but also because of how much work has gone into making the touring of them a wonderful, interesting learning experience. Audio guides, seen at many historical locations are well used here, with special information available targeted at children available. Many historical artifacts are available for viewing, many with insightful and interesting commentary. All in all it's a wonderful place to tour that should not be missed!

  • My husband and I had a wonderful time touring the Roman Baths. There was lots of information and supplemental displays that helped us learn more about the baths. The audio tour was very easy to use and was very informative. The ruins were wonderfully preserved. I saw many people touching the water even though they're not supposed to. I really enjoyed being able to drink the purified bathwater at the end of the tour. The place is busy and oftentimes we were shoulder to shoulder with people but it was worth it. A must not miss historical site.

  • I have visited the Roman Baths twice in my life and in my opinion they are one of the best museums and sites in Europe. It is truly stunning and the research and preservation quality of the museum is top notch. You will learn things about Roman history you never knew and see amazing sites! Just try to go at more off hours to avoid big lines.

  • BELIEVE THE HYPE! The Roman Baths are a must for anyone visiting Bath. I’ve been twice in the past year and would eagerly return a third time. It’s a great attraction for people of any age—fun, kid-friendly, and wheelchair-accessible. The site itself is beautiful, and the history encapsulated there is amazing. The audio guide enhances each portion of the attraction nicely. I particularly liked the Bill Bryson audio tour. Gift shop was lovely too. Don’t forget to taste some of the spa water at the end of your tour!

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