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Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Wonderful location, enthusiastic staff

Attended a meeting at Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution - what a wonderful location on... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Lostwithiel, United Kingdom
Geology made interesting

I came across the Institution by accident while wandering around. Until the end of September they... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2017
King's Lynn
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21 Sep 2018
“Wonderful location, enthusiastic staff”
24 Sep 2017
“Hidden gem!”
A hidden gem in the historical city of Bath. The BRLSI is an attraction not to be missed. It is close location to Bath's many other attractions and can be seen used the Bath Sightseeing Bus Tour. The exhibitions at the BRLSI change regularly to...more
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16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN, England
+44 1225 312084
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

Attended a meeting at Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution - what a wonderful location on Queen Square! An elegant building with high ceilings, classical Regency facade. Staff were young & enthusiastic & I was impressed by the number & breadth of the activities/meetings advertised....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Lots going on! As well as a truly brilliant exhibition on minerals with lots if beautiful specimens, they have many lectures each month, usually by university professors, and events (such as Japanese sake tasting!). Really recommend seeking this place out.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

I came across the Institution by accident while wandering around. Until the end of September they have an exhibition about minerals which features close up photographs of various minerals and a number of samples of interesting and in some cases spectacular examples. There is only...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed February 2, 2017

If you are visiting Bath, at least pop in the front door and see what is on in this particular month. Right in front of you there are a selection of leaflets. This is an amazing institution, founded in the 19th century by some prominent...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Brian-Snellgrove
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Attended a talk there this evening. Helpful staff; good disabled access via the next door company. Vibrant atmosphere as there were other exhibitions and talks going on. Would rush back if lived nearer but am going on their mailing list!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank bargill33
Reviewed August 5, 2016

We came to the BRLSI to see a geological exhibition that we had seen advertised. We hunted high and low, but could not find it. We went to the reception desk to enquire; there was no one on the desk, but several people in the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Terrific vist today. Fabulous staff all very generous with their time. Lots of innovative ideas great place for researchers

Date of experience: June 2016
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