The Jane Austen Centre

40 Gay Street, Queen Square, BATH, Bath, BA1 2NT
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Celebrating Bath’s most famous resident, The Jane Austen Centre offers a snapshot of life during Regency times and explores how living in this magnificent city affected Jane Austen’s life and writing. ‘Live’ Guides, costume, film, superb giftshop and an authentic period atmosphere await you at this premier attraction.

Don't forget to visit our Regency themed Tea Rooms up on the 2nd floor. Enjoy a pot of real leaf tea, some home made cake or a delicious light snack. The Tea Rooms have splendid rooftop views over the city.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Adult£12.00 per ticket
Child (6 - 16) - Child£6.20 per ticket
Family (2 Adults + up to 4 Children) - Family£28.00 per ticket
Senior (60+) - Concession£10.50 per ticket
Small Family (1 Adult with up to 4 children) - Family£21.00 per ticket
Student - Concession£9.50 per ticket

Discovery card holders receive 10% discount on entry tickets. Children under 6 go free with an adult.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Junction 18 M4. Follow directions to Bath and park in Charlotte Street Car Park. Car park entrance is 100m from the Jane Austen Centre

Public Transport Directions

Located in the centre of Bath – just follow the signposts. Bath Spa railway 15 minutes. Park and Ride stop 100m.



  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering - The Regency Tea Room on the 2nd floor has been awarded the Tea Guild's 'Award of Excellence'

Children & Infants

  • Cot Available

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Gift shop
  • Open all year
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Celebrity connection
  • In town/city centre
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 1 hour
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 60
  • Min group size - 12
  • Open by appointment only
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Opening Times

Winter Opening (1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00*
Saturday09:45 - 17:30*
Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
Summer Opening (1 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
Monday - Sunday09:45 - 17:30*

* During July and August the Centre is open from 9.30am until 6pm (Last entry to Centre & Tearoom is 1 hour before closing).

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



  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

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