The gardens, children's play area and café are open. The museum and exhibition gallery will open on 21 May. Pre-book tickets for the 1st week of our Carinthia West exhibition on the what's on page

Opening times & Admission

Opening times

The gardens and children’s play area “The Children’s Garden” are open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am until 5pm.

We are also open on Bank Holiday Mondays and Mondays in late July and August from 10am until 5pm.

The Garden café is open for a takeaway service. Visitor toilets are available and dogs on leads are welcome. Please be advised that we may have to close some areas of the garden from time to time due to bad weather.

The Museum and exhibition remain closed in line with government guidance. Keep an eye on our website and social media for updates.

Please continue to follow social distancing and latest government advice.

Government guidelines around coronavirus are regularly reviewed at short notice. Please bear with us while we work through these changes, and how they might affect your visit.


Tickets can be bought from the ticket office on arrival. Please use a contactless method where possible.

Museum, Exhibition and Gardens Gift Aid Standard
Adult £14.50 £13
Child (5–17 years) £8.50 £7
Under 5s Free Free
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £37.50 £33
Gardens only
Adult £9 £7.50
Child (5–17 years) £6.50 £5
Under 5s Free Free
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £24.50 £20

Current Offers on Admission

Banes Discovery Card

25% discount on normal admission prices to the Discovery Card holder (plus accompanying children under 14)

Bath Self Catering Association

50% discount on normal admission prices

Bath Museums Partnership

Free entry for cardholder

Bath Reward Card

50% discount on normal admission prices for cardholder

BBC Gardeners World

2 for 1 entry on Garden Only admission

Blue Peter Badge

Free child entry to badge holders (on production of the badge and card) with full paying adult

Blue Badge Guides

Free entry to guide on production of the badge


Free entry when attending with a person registered as disabled

Museum Association

Free entry for members on production of valid card

National Art Pass

50% discount on normal admission prices for named card holder

Rainbow Resource

Free entry for carer when attending with scheme member under 25


50% discount on normal admission price with valid student ID for named card holder only

The Mayor of Bath’s Corps of Honorary Guides

Free entry to guides on production of badge

Visit Bath/Bristol/Somerset

Free entry to staff on production of valid ID

Bank Holiday Booking

Buy Tickets to visit on 31st May (to include a Free Scoop of Ice Cream for every child)

What’s on

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