Places to visit
Canaletto painting Venice
In 2021, the Holburne Museum in Bath will present the most important set of paintings of Venice by Canaletto (1697 – 1768), which will leave their home at Woburn Abbey – one of world’s most important private art collections – for the first time in more than 70 years.
This once in a lifetime exhibition will enable art lovers to enjoy and study up-close twenty-three beautiful paintings, in a fascinating exhibition that also explores Canaletto’s life and work, alongside themes of 18th-century Venice and the Grand Tour.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village
In line with government guidance, the abbey grounds at Lacock are open for local visitors only, 11am-2pm. Tickets are limited and must be booked in advance. Please respect village residents and restrict your visit to the abbey grounds only. Click below for opening times and more..
Prior Park Landscape Garden
Beautiful and intimate 18th-century landscape garden in Bath - undergoing a major restoration on its historic dams. In line with government guidance, Prior Park is open for local visitors to access for walks. You will need to book your visit in advance. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. There is no parking facility at this property.
Always a First-Class delivery at Bath Postal Museum
Bath Postal Museum gives a great opportunity to learn, not only the interesting history of the Postal Service but also of the communication.
All ages will enjoy this little museum, with a mixture of video recordings, interactive displays and other exhibits on the history of the Mail Coach, air transport and airmail, military mail, sea mail and railways. You can learn about post from ancient times such as the Bronze Age and what it was like during Roman and Medieval times. There are talking heads to listen to and a dressing up box for the kids (and big kids!) so you can dress in the costumes such as that of an old fashioned postie.
Real Face Time at the Roman Baths
Reconnect with history and explore the treasures beneath the Roman Baths. Discover the Sacred Spring that has risen for thousands of years at the heart of our site. And follow its mineral-rich waters as they flow through the ingenious Roman plumbing to fill the many baths and pools.
Treasure Hunt Bath
Looking for a fun way to see Bath?
Turn your day into an adventure with Treasure Hunt Bath. Rediscover our beautiful city by uncovering clues and following treasure maps. All outdoors, play on your own phones, instant booking. Click below to book.
at Fashion Museum Bath
Fashion Museum Bath reopens on May 18th with a brand new exhibition: Shoephoria!
Showcasing 200 pairs of boots and shoes, many drawn from the Fashion Museum’s world-class collection, alongside ‘star’ shoes borrowed for the exhibition, Shoephoria! will trace the evolution of shoe style over the last 300 years.
Online booking is essential click below to book!
Victoria Art Gallery reopens for 2021 with new exhibition Kurt Jackson: Biodiversity
Victoria Art Gallery will reopen on May 18th with a major new exhibition, Biodiversity, by celebrated British painter Kurt Jackson whose passion for nature and commitment to the environment are central to his work.
The exhibition will also be on display at victoriagal.org.uk from 30 March, allowing online art-lovers to browse and purchase artworks from the show.
Online booking is essential, please click below for tickets
Access to the permanent collection will be restricted – see our website