Getting here

American Museum & Gardens

Claverton Manor

01225 460503


By Car

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, by appointment only, is outside the main Museum building.

By Coach

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.

By Rail

The nearest train station is Bath Spa which is a short stroll from the U1 bus stop. Search for tickets here. Other ticket sellers are available.

By Taxi

The trip to the Museum takes approximately 15min and costs about £10.00. Please ask at the Ticket Office if you’d like help ordering a taxi for your onward journey.

By Bus

From Bath city centre, take the frequent U1, U2 or U3 (First Bus), to Bath University (frequent service). Alight at The Avenue, just inside the University entrance (15 minute downhill walk to the Museum).

By Bike

Access roads to and from the Museum should be used with caution due to road surfaces and lighting. Routes from the city centre and A36 also involve steep climbs

Information about cycle routes in and around Bath can be found at www.cyclebath.org.uk/map

We have railings at the front of the Museum you can use to secure you bike or in our undercover picnic area.

Visitors arriving by bicycle to visit the Museum or Gardens  will receive a voucher when purchasing their admission ticket, for a free hot drink and cookie at the Garden Cafe. Normal Admission applies.
NB: This offer cannot be redeemed in conjunction with any admission discount eg. Discovery Card or American Museum membership.

By Foot

You can access the Museum via the Bath skyline walk.