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Assembly Rooms

Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QH, England
+44 1225 477789
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Designed by John Wood II in 1769, these stately and ornate public rooms were used for evening "soirees" during the 18th century, for dancing, music, card-playing and tea-drinking. Today the Assembly Rooms may be hired for a range of events such as weddings, dinners, conferences, meetings,exhibitions, concerts and parties. The world renowned Fashion Museum is situated on the lower ground floor and is open 363 days a year.
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Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Assembly Rooms are a must for any visitor wanting to understand Georgian social customs (and any fan of Jane Austen's novels). My tour was part of the Mayor's Walk, and it was really informative to learn the whole courting ritual of 18th and 19th...More

Thank LandoCotton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly it is free to visit this very grand set of function rooms at the top of the City. The magnificent chandeliers light the massive rooms where huge balls and society events took place in the eighteen and nineteen centuries. Have a cup of tea...More

Thank V3610MEstephenc
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not visit the Assembly Rooms the last time I was in Bath even though I was in the basement looking at the fashion museum. Time did not permit it then but this time I made sure I had plenty to explore the grand...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two cups of tea cost £5 sitting at a wobbly table on uncomfortable seats. Service was slow although less than half the table were taken. Not recommended when far better alternatives abound nearby.

Thank Stewart H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These spectacular rooms would have been well known to Jane and her family as the weekly assembly, ball and congregating rooms.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite small, but really interesting to look around. If you're at all interested in social history, or architecture, or indeed Jane Austen, definitely worth a visit. There is information about the building and some history of refurbishment etc. The Fashion Museum is also housed here....More

1  Thank SarahS335
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take yourself bAck in time and imagine attending a ball in the 1800's! Dancing in the middle of the floor and people crowding around the edges.... Ha.... A Jane Austin tragic.

Thank jules014Sydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To me the Assembly Rooms were made famous by Jane Austen. I couldn't wait to see them in real life. Unfortunately for me on the only day I had in Bath there was a function in the Assembly Rooms and I was not allowed in...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Assembly rooms on a day I spent in Bath, also, because it is part of National Trust estates. The rooms have free entry, they are very spacious, which is normal if we see that they were meeting points in the 1800's, rather...More

Thank Evalynn B
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

If you were young, unattached and wealthy in Georgian, Bath there was only one place to be seen- the Assembly rooms! The rooms are free for public visits via the cafe or main entrance . There a brief ,explanatory boards around but do book yourself...More

1  Thank dmaccallum63
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Response from Coreen D | Reviewed this property |
Its best to prebook but go onto the website for details. Enjoy
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