Fashion Museum Bath

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Assembly Rooms Bennett Street

  • Phone: 01225 477789
  • Assembly Rooms: 01225 477789

The Fashion Museum Bath holds a world-class collection of contemporary and historic dress located in a World Heritage City. The museum was founded by writer and collector Doris Langley Moore as the Museum of Costume, Bath and has been based in Bath’s Grade 1-listed 18th century Assembly Rooms since 1963. Designated as a collection of outstanding national significance under the scheme administered by Arts Council England, the Fashion Museum is frequently included in ‘Top Ten’ lists of the world’s leading fashion museums.

Further information

Opening Hours:

January - February 10.30 - 16.00 March - October 10.30 - 17.00 November - December 10.30 - 16.00 Exit 1 hour after these times The Assembly Rooms are free to view when not in use for booked functions. Hours as for Fashion Museum.


Adult single £9.00 Concessions: £8.00 Child: £7.00 Family ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children) £29.00 Saver ticket to Fashion Museum, Roman Baths and Victoria Art Gallery is also available. Adult: £21.50 Concessions: £18.50 Child: £11.75 Family ticket: £55.00


  • Museums Association
  • National Art Pass

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library with public access
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

Free audioguide in one of twelve languages Café in the Assembly Rooms Gift shop and fashion bookshop Group discount (20+) Child carriers and babychanging facilities Special guided tours and illustrated talks Fully accessible to wheelchair users Study facilities need to be booked, see website for details


  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Foreign language audio guide available
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General audio-guide available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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