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Fashion Museum

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Address: Bennett Street | Assembly Rooms, Bath BA1 2QH, England
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+44 1225 477789
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10:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Fashion Museum Bath holds and develops a world-class collection of...

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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A small but worthwhile attraction towards the top of the town, bit of a walk to get there but the exhibits were excellent. We bought the combined ticket with the Roman Baths and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a small collection museum, but the garments were incredible examples of the eras they were from. This is located below the Bath assembly rooms and worth seeing, however the ticket cost is a bit high considering how small the collection is. If you are going to see the Roman Baths also you can get a combined ticket that... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A small but worthwhile attraction towards the top of the town, bit of a walk to get there but the exhibits were excellent. We bought the combined ticket with the Roman Baths and this kept the costs down.

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is in the basement of the Georgian era Assembly Rooms and that's good for the collection you are about to see. Why? Because when you enter the stately building and encounter the late 18th century decor, you quickly realize that you're moving into a time warp and it's all so charming, you're willing to let it happen. In... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really interesting to see how the styles changed through time. The explanations were clear for a novice like myself. I did not feel the clothing examples for the last 5 years fitted within this collection as they are extreme catwalk designs rather than the clothing style worn by the wealthy as shown by the rest of the display.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

never seen so much about fashion all together. It's really inspiring and instructive. all the pieces are showed in a timeline path with makes a lot easier to understand the fashion changes over the time. It's an option to go in the morning if you have a coach back home in the early evening

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An comprehensive range of customs well presented with in the cases. Disable friendly attraction which we had to access via lift. I think if it was very busy it would not be so easy to see the clothes. We had a group of visitors which kept standing in front of us it was not a problem as there were not... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth doing with the combo ticket with the Roman Baths. A relatively small but beautifully curated collection, focussing on the 18-19 centuries.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great deal of information and a large collection of beautiful items. I did feel it was missing a little something in terms of atmosphere, but great for fashion lovers!

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bath is a significant place to hold a fashion museum - why it was a playground for the rich in the 18th Century in particular. The audio guide is also excellent, except there is too much. Every one of the 100 objects is referenced. I decided to follow men's fashion through the centuries, which was interesting in itself. From doublet... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visted this museum a number of times . The exhibition was finishing at the end of December 100 objects of fashion . Very good exhibition and a good museum shop .

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