American Museum in Britain
For directions to the Museum from your location please click on the link to Google maps. Please note Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Satellite Navigation technology do not recognise our postcode, but the turning to the Museum is clearly sign-posted from the A36 and the University of Bath.
Free onsite visitor parking, including spaces for Blue Badge holders. Coach parking outside main Museum building.
By Shuttle Bus
Our free shuttle bus runs between Bath city centre and the Museum every day that the Museum is open.
Pick-up point in Bath is at Terrace Walk (known locally as Bog Island). Please click for schedule.
Coaches cannot access the Museum from the A36. If travelling from this direction please continue towards Bath and approach from North Road/Bathwick Hill. Groups must book in advance.
Please do not use Global Positioning System (GPS) or Satellite Navigation technology to direct coaches as the routes they give will cause you problems.
Nearest station is Bath Spa. There are always taxis available outside the train station. Alternatively the Museum’s free shuttle bus pick-up-point on Terrace Walk is about 5 minutes walk up Manvers Street (the road directly in front of you as you exit the railway station from its front entrance).
The trip to the Museum takes approximately 15min and costs about £10.00. The Museum’s Receptionist can order a taxi for your onward journey.
From Bath city centre, take the U1 or U2 (First Bus), or U17 or U18 (Wessex Star) to Bath University (frequent service). Alight at The Avenue, just inside the University entrance. (15min downhill walk to the Museum.)