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Fashion Museum

Bennett Street | Assembly Rooms, Bath BA1 2QH, England
+44 1225 477789
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The Fashion Museum Bath holds and develops a world-class collection of historical fashionable dress, with which it presents informative and engaging exhibitions and displays and, through the (pre-booked) Fashion Museum Study Facilities, provides opportunities for audiences to engage with the museum collection.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bennett Street | Assembly Rooms, Bath BA1 2QH, England
+44 1225 477789
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We only went in to view the chandeliers, which are free to view if the rooms are not in use. They are majestic. I've never seem anything so sparkly in my life! Well worth a stop on a free tour, or if you are in...More

Thank SunshineGirl1995
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Housed inside the Bath Assembly Rooms, and definitely worth a visit. There was a tour just starting with a member of staff so we opted for that instead of the audio guide. The staff member giving the tour was certainly friendly and enthusiastic but it...More

Thank SarahS335
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent two hours looking through the displays, trying on outfits and using the audio guides. We had bought the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art gallery saver ticket which worked out good value. We had a really enjoyable and fun time at the...More

Thank fudgegecko
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went with my daughter who is studying textiles at university, she found it well worth the visit. It gave her inspiration for her summer assignment.

Thank jeanlc2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

The fashions were artfully displayed and the audio guide explanations were clear and very helpful. Very much worth the time to visit. I would have liked to have seen a few things that ordinary people wore day to day.

Thank jbmassengill
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting step back in time to see the beautiful clothing and fabrics worn as far back as the 17th century. I felt a little under dressed gazing at the fashions in my t- shirt and shorts! Also an exhibition of lace fashions as well.

Thank jules014Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is in the same building where are assembly rooms, just in the basement. Interesting collection of fashion from the 1800's to nowadays. Nice materials, should have been lots of work with them in that time, could take lot of time to put them on...More

Thank Evalynn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent trip with my mum we decided to go to the fashion museum on a whim really, neither of us are overly interested in fashion but both love history. We were pleasant surprised by the museum and thoroughly enjoyed it! The exhibitions flowed...More

2  Thank MollyEvan93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dragged along by my wife I really rather enjoyed this visit. I don't get fashion but this 100 costume display from 1600's to today is well presented, the free audio guides excellent and add more short, details to the well written display cards . Highlights...More

Thank dmaccallum63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter laughed until she cried at the 60's fashion when I explained how I wore hot pants and kneehigh plasic boots, complete with feather boa.

Thank Glamgran0811
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Abbey J
The national trust own the building the museum is in so does that mean it is free for national trust members to go in the museum or not?
3 September 2015|
Response from FashionMuseum | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your enquiry. Although the Fashion Museum is housed within a National Trust building the museum is owned by Bath and North East Somerset Council and so NT members do not have free admission. Entry... More