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5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Roman Baths

The Roman Baths
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Roman Baths and Bath City Walking Tour
Ranked #1 of 155 things to do in Bath
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Roman Baths is one of the finest historic sites in Northern Europe, and one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK. Hidden beneath the present city of Bath lies the stone remains of one of the finest religious spas of the ancient world.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
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“Very interesting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

we found this to be very interesting, especially if you take the time to read all the information and listen to handy voice guides that are provided

Visited June 2013
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“A lot of tender,loving care.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

This by far the best museum we have seen about Roman baths. The scene most people see is the large, rectangular pool. However, this does not begin to show the huge expanse of the underground structure which, including the pool, is 20 feet below the current street level. Plan to spend a few hours. It's worth the time.

Visited June 2013
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“Attraction not to be Missed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

All 8 of us including teenagers loved this ancient place with the baths used in
ancient times. Viewing these lovey pools of water took us back in time. Explanations
are easily understood by all. The baths are beautifully maintained. The town
of Bath itself is good for a couple of hours.

Visited July 2012
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Adairsville, Georgia
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“Terrific museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

The Roman Baths museum is unique and one of a kind. The exhibits are carefully narrated with the audio walking tour and the children's version ensures that everyone is educated and entertained. Highly recommend.

Visited July 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Interesting and expensive history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

It is a very fascinating and ancient history that is explained well throughout the exhibits in The Roman Baths. The audio guide, that is included in the quite expensive admission, is very good and I would recommend listening at least to the points that look interesting to you.

We missed the live actors. That would have been interesting.

After the museum and exhibits, entrance to a refurbished pool area (the Great Bath) is allowed. It is quite amazing that I was standing where Romans bathed in the 2nd century AD! Mind blowing! Then, before you exit into the gift shop, you can taste some of the sacred water. Not so bad…compared to Chicago but I wouldn’t keep drinking and drinking it like one lady was doing…just saying.

The admission cost is high but it is a once in a lifetime place to see. And once is probably enough.

Visited June 2013
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