Popular heritage attractions in Bath

June 16, 2016 - Natasha Henson

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Our UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath is renowned as a history lover’s paradise with majestic architecture and a fascinating selection of unique historic attractions to suit all tastes.  If you love learning about world history then Bath presents a range of popular attractions bursting with stories from countries all over the globe. As recommended by stayinsomerset.co.uk here at the American Museum in Britain we offer exhibitions, memorabilia and special displays showcasing the country’s interesting heritage.

Summer is a great time to treat the family or a loved one to a fantastic city break and a visit to this museum has plenty to offer all ages.  Throughout the holidays there are plenty of things to see and do including dedicated exhibitions including An American Toy Story that highlight the history of toy production from vintage classics to modern favourites including Disney and Jurassic Park.  The Museum’s event calendar is full to the brim featuring exciting and educational events with something for everyone.  You can even head to Bath and celebrate American Independence Day with a superb event on Saturday 2 July hosting a fair, BBQ, live music and plenty of delicious American inspired cuisine.

The Museum boasts a lovely day out for the family including a wander around the beautiful gardens surrounding Claverton Manor.  You can enjoy exquisite landscaping, spectacular scenery over Limpley Stoke Valley and a captivating circular walk through ancient woodland.  On a sunny day enjoy American style baked goodies on the terrace or retreat to the Orangery Café for tea and cake.

Our wonderful heritage attraction is a one of a kind being the only museum showcasing decorative and folk art outside of the US.  So if you’re visiting Bath or planning a city break this summer, it’s certainly a must see for a unique and cultural experience on your stay.