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Fashion Museum Bath, Bath

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The Fashion Museum Bath boasts one of the world's best collections of historic fashion, with over 80,000 objects of original fashionable dress. Wander through the historic Georgian Assembly Rooms as the museum audio-guide (available in many languages) elaborates on the development of fashions for men, women, and children from the 16th century to the present day. Try on Victorian costumes to see how the era suits you. Enjoy a cup of tea or a snack at the Assembly Rooms Cafe, while taking in the grandeur of your surroundings. The museum offers activities for children and families. Check out special offers on joint tickets to other attractions in the area. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Fashion Museum Bath and many more Bath attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bath attractions planning tool .
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  • This is a place that would be of interest to anyone, even those not interested in fashion. It follows the history of fashion from very early dates to present with a lot of history in between. One of m...  more »
  • The entrance fee was included with the ticket to the Roman Baths. It's a short walk from the Baths; the whole town is quite navigable by foot. We spent an hour and a bit, which was just about right. I...  more »
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  • What a gem! Love this place! My last visit was over 5 years ago and how this place changed! Really really enjoyed it! Could spend hours reading and adoring the beauty, detail and the history in those clothes. Don't be shy to grab an audio guide - it's free and there's multiple languages available. Take your time. Don't rush oh, and, just go ahead and dress up! We all would like to step back in time and understand how they felt in all those layers. My first initial comment was "it's like I am wearing a duvet" ;)
  • This is a great way to see the evolution of fashion through history - individual audio devices show each item and give a 30 second explanation of each plus there's a further, written paragraph giving wider context - eg what was happening in the wider world at the time. Beautiful dresses, coats, trousers and hats and the displays of gloves was breathtaking. I lived the extra exhibition of "glove-inspired" artworks which was placed about halfway through. Thoroughly recommend you spend a few hours here at Assembly Rooms admiring and learning about these beautiful items. Nice tea room (a bit chilly though!) to finish your visit. Bonus - the Assembly Rooms are open and free to look round when there's no meetings etc.
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