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Museum of Bath at Work

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Address: Camden Works | Julian Road, Bath BA1 2RH, England
Phone Number: +44-1225-318348
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Museum in old real tennis court

A fascinating collection of old engineering ,an entire business relocated and saved from the scrap heap . Important to preserve history in this fashion; also ended seeing the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fascinating collection of old engineering ,an entire business relocated and saved from the scrap heap . Important to preserve history in this fashion; also ended seeing the ginger beer works!

Thank Lampy196
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The team looking after the museum were fantastic! I learnt a lot about the local area and the history behind the museum. Really insightful and great to learn more about the local area and what they used to make. Great for kids too.

Thank Sophie P
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The displays are very interesting, and there are several videos depicting activities. However, the videos are silent and without captions so it is difficult to determine what they are demonstrating.

Thank Happytravler05
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this museum! Full of interesting tools and machinery. We were trying to decide whether to go to the art or the fashion museum and found this place instead, way more enjoyable and educational.

Thank stephen f
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The museum is sited on one of the hills on which Bath is built. In some places the roads are steep. It is also not that far from the Fashion Museum which is also well worth a visit. The building itself appears to be built of something more akin to granite than Bath stone (then again it just be dirty)... More 

2 Thank TerrythePotter
Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Literally stumbled across this amazing collection of Bath memorabilia. It's a fascinating and superbly presented collection combining history and imagination. So glad that this collection was preserved. Well worth seeking out.

Thank Beverley19
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Time stands still here, almost a complete factory where one day they all left and everything remained as it was. It is worth taking the time to study the exhibits closely, many would pass by quickly as so many people seem to have a short attention span these days and they are the ones who lose out. In addition to... More 

Thank CotswoldsMidge
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Enjoyed this museum, very down to earth.Big collection from J.B.Bowler who ran Engineering workshops and fizzy pop factory . Lots of things to look at. Also more collections.

Thank Val837
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48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Had never heard of this museum, but picked up a leaflet at our hotel and were intrigued. It is slightly off the beaten tourist track in Bath, but well worth seeking out. volunteers are friendly and knowledgeable, and the museum is well laid out. The historical exhibition on the first floor is really interesting, and the building itself has a... More 

1 Thank Ukangelique
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Not easy to find but a short walk from the city centre. Breaks your heart to think so many things were made in the vicinity and told in such detail and now we just import it all.

1 Thank ajm549

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