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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QH, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Entry just to the Assembly rooms are free, so well worth popping into to see the magnificent chandeliers in each of the rooms.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Assembly Rooms were designed by John Wood the Younger in 1769, and where fashionable Bath socialites once gathered to waltz, play cards and listen to the latest chamber music. Jane Austen and Charles Dickens both visited here. The ballroom is 100ft long with 5...More

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Free visit to these majestic assembly rooms. We even got a free guided tour on the upper balconies.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

There was no charge to see the Assembly Rooms, however we were also going to the Fashion Museum which is in the same building on the lower ground floor so we got a museum saver ticket as there's a fee for the museum. Anyone that...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Just a short walk from our hotel (Apex City of Bath Hotel), the Assembly Rooms make you feel like you're living in Jane Austen's Bath. I couldn't help but imagine a Pride & Prejudice-esque dance taking place as my boyfriend and I stood in the...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

As a British Literature teacher, when taking students into the Assembly Rooms, highlighted in Jane Austen's Persuasion and Northanger Abbey, a satirical piece, my imagination went dancing. The words from "My Fair Lady" based on Shaw's work Pygmalion, a musical I had just taken students...More

Thank Julia C
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Beautiful building and rooms, well worth a visit, especially if an Austen fan. Especially good if there is something on at the time.

Thank Tellenbach
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

The Assembly Rooms have a great ballroom with fabulous acoustics and real Regency dancing conditions. Lovely dance floor and wonderful atmospherics. If you pay for the afternoon dances you dont need to pay for admission to AR itself.

Thank Joseph M
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Wonderful historic rooms, where the likes of Jane Austen would have danced. The chandeliers are the originals and the rooms were restored to their former glory after being bombed int he war.

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This building is well worth a visit and the rooms can be looked around free of charge,if not in use. The fashion museum is housed in this building, but a charge is made to visit this. There is a lovely restaurant in the Assembly Rooms,...More

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Its best to prebook but go onto the website for details. Enjoy
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