Opening times & Admission

Opening times

The Exhibition, Gardens, Café and Gift Shop are open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm, with last entry at 4pm.

The Museum itself, located in the Manor House, is open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm, with last entry at 3pm.

Please note we are closed on Mondays except on Bank Holidays and during B&NES school holidays.

Tickets are available from the Ticket Office on arrival.

Visitor toilets are available and dogs on leads are welcome in the gardens. Assistance dogs are permitted in all public areas, including inside the museum, exhibition, café and gift shop. Please clear up after your dog in all areas of the Museum’s grounds, parkland, arboretum, and trails.

Please be advised that we may have to close some areas of the garden from time to time due to bad weather.

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 are available from the Ticket Office on arrival. Please use a contactless method where possible.

Tickets are only available online for specific events and bank holidays. Details of any events or days when pre-booking is required can be found via the links below, at the top of this page, and on the What’s On page. If visiting on a normal day, tickets are only available at our onsite Ticket Office on the day of visit.

Museum, Exhibition, Gardens, Café and Gift Shop 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, Café and Gift Shop 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
Membership Price (Gift Aid optional)
Individual £35
Joint £50
Joint Family (2 Adults and up to 5 Children) £65
Single Family (1 Adult and up to 5 Children) £45
Young Person (18-25) £18
Joint Plus (2 named adults + 2 unnamed guests) £100
Joint Plus Family (2 named adults, 2 unnamed guests + up to 5 children) £115

Current Offers on Admission

If you would like to take advantage of one of our discounts on your tickets or are a member, please ensure you bring the relevant discount card, voucher, ID or membership card with you to present on arrival.

Banes Discovery Card

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

B&NES Discovery Card holders should also bring a current Council Tax bill, utilities bill or bank statement as proof of address if your card has expired and you have been unable to renew it. Unfortunately, photocard driving licenses cannot be used as proof of residence as they are not always updated if a person moves outside the area.

Bath Self Catering Association

50% discount on normal admission prices – available to owners and their guests

Bath Museums Partnership

Free entry for cardholder

Bath Reward Card

50% discount on normal admission prices for cardholder – available to hotel owners and their guests

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

What is Gift Aid?

If you are a UK tax payer, for a slightly increased admission price, you can Gift Aid your admission and make it grow by a further 25% as the Museum is able to claim the tax back on the whole amount paid. And it is still only 25% if you are a higher rate tax payer.

What’s on

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