Museums in bath
||There’s plenty of unusual museums in Bath that will
certainly make learning about the past good fun.
Why not start your journey into the past at the oldest
house in Bath. Sally Lunn’s Museum [map]
on North Parade, is a small museum situated beneath
some quaint little tearooms. Fill your stomach with Sally
Lunn buns and then take a peek at the Roman, Saxon and
Medieval ruins in the floors beneath.
One of the area’s most unusual museums can be found
at The Calverton Manor, which is home to the American
Here you can learn a lot about the American way of life,
its connections to England and Bath (in particular) and
its colonial background.
Another interesting museum reflecting a strong cultural
heritage is The Museum of East Asian Art [map].
There’s plenty of hands-on exhibitions here and
a good educational programme for young children, who can
enjoy learning about 5,000 years of Asian history.
The Jane Austin Society [map]
is a must for lovers of literature. Located on Gay Street,
this is a fantastic little centre that’s packed
with authentic documents and artefacts, as well as some
replicas of clothing etc from the Jane Austin era.
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