American Museum & Gardens
Home to the only collection of Americana outside of the United States. The museum is host to an interactive American heritage exhibition and period rooms from the colonial times and the Civil War. It shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions.
It is a good day out and informative.Also the cafe is great selling many American cakes and cookies.
Wonderful museum set in beautiful grounds, with fabulous gardens, a fantastic quilt collection alongside real life scenes of life in 17th Century America and much more besides...
Museum in beautiful grounds with kid friendly activities and serves cream tea's on the terrace with great views.
Set in Beautiful rolling hills of Bath this spectacular building and gardens look out over the rolling green hills. Always interesting historical collections and exhibitions with American connections. A very good cafe restaurant too.
Pre-1880s American items including room replicas and a wagon in Georgian country manor and gardens.
The American Museum takes you on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the twentieth century. With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the Museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions. The only museum of Americana outside the…
“Distance: 6-mile loop A glorious circular walk with the city of Bath – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – at your feet, this National Trust signposted route travels through meadows, ancient woodlands and secluded valleys with stunning views. On the way, you’ll pass the 18th-century Prior Park Landscape Garden, a Palladian bridge, the ruins of Sham Castle and a plethora of wildlife. For directions, visit nationaltrust.org.uk/ bath-skyline.”
“A gem of a small museum, in a lovely part of the city. Extremely well worth a visit especially if interested in ceramics, jade and bronze”
Point of Interest
“Within walking / biking distance from our property. Also location of bike and boat hire. ”
“This is a magnificent 18th Century National Trust Garden with fantastic views over Bath. It is a National Trust Property so it is free if you are a National Trust member or there is a fee to enter if you are not. Prior Park is roughly a 40 minute drive from the property. ”
“Until January 2021, hosting Grayson Perry - The Early Years, which is very interesting as long as you are broad minded! Also has collections of the previous Victorian owner including paintings of those who have visited Bath in the past. ”