American Museum & Gardens

Claverton Manor, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7BD
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Situated within 120 acres of wonderful grounds and stunning scenery, the American Museum & Gardens is home to the finest collection of Americana outside of the United States.

The interactive American Heritage Exhibition precedes a series of attractive period rooms dating from colonial times until the eve of the Civil War.


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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Gardens only with Gift Aid - Adult£8.70 per ticket
Adult Gardens only without Gift Aid - Adult£7.25 per ticket
Adult Museum, Exhibition & Gardens with Gift Aid - Adult£14.00 per ticket
Adult Museum, Exhibition & Gardens without Gift Aid - Adult£12.50 per ticket
Child Gardens only with Gift Aid - Child£6.25 per ticket
Child Gardens only without Gift Aid - Child£4.75 per ticket
Child Museum, Exhibition & Gardens with Gift Aid - Child£8.50 per ticket
Child Museum, Exhibition & Gardens without Gift Aid - Child£7.00 per ticket
Concession Gardens only with Gift Aid - Concession£7.25 per ticket
Concession Gardens only without Gift Aid - Concession£5.75 per ticket
Concession Museum, Exhibition & Gardens with Gift Aid - Concession£12.50 per ticket
Concession Museum, Exhibition & Gardens without Gift Aid - Concession£11.00 per ticket
Family Gardens only with Gift Aid - Family£23.50 per ticket
Family Gardens only without Gift Aid - Family£19.50 per ticket
Family Museum, Exhibition & Gardens with Gift Aid - Family£36.50 per ticket
Family Museum, Exhibition & Gardens without Gift Aid - Family£32.00 per ticket

Gift Aid increases the value of your charity donations by 25%

The American Museum in Britain is a registered charity and therefore offers a choice of two entry tickets under the Gift Aid scheme. The Gift Aid admission includes a voluntary donation. Gift Aid admissions enable the American Museum in Britain to reclaim tax you have paid to the government. This can significantly help the charity further its conservation, restoration and educational work. (For every £1.00 given to the Museum, an extra 25p is given by the Inland Revenue.)

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take Exit 18 from the M4 joining the A46 to Bath (10 miles). At major traffic lights take left turn to A36 Warminster. Follow signs for University and American Museum. From Monday 19 August, Wessex Water will be working on Claverton Hill. In order to undertake this vital work, part of the road will be closed and there will be no access to the Museum from the A36, Warminster Road up Claverton Hill. Visitors who approach the Museum & Gardens from the A36 should divert up Brassknocker Hill and along Claverton Down Road. There will be diversion signs in place. Visitors to the Museum & Gardens will still be able to approach from the Bath direction, turning right at the University and passing the Bath Cats & Dogs Home. For more information: http://americanmuseum.org/visiting-us/getting-here/road-closure/

Public Transport Directions

By Bus: No. 18 or 418 university bus to 'The Avenue'. museum 10 - 15 minutes downhill walk.By Coach: Must approach via Bathwick Hill (turn right at A36 junction, following signs to university).



  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children 3+
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Cot Available

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Gift shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Celebrity connection
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free - with Staff ID
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit accepted

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

2021 (17 Mar 2021 - 28 Oct 2021)
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
2021 Christmas season (23 Nov 2021 - 17 Dec 2021)
Tuesday - Sunday12:00 - 16:30*

* Last admission at 4pm
Closed Mondays except during August and Bank Holidays.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change



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