American Museum & Gardens

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Located on the outskirts of town, find the best day out in Bath with breathtaking views, fascinating museum collections, stunning gardens, gallery shop, children’s play area and the American Garden Deli, with its scenic garden terrace. 
The Museum’s home is a Grade I listed Georgian estate with gardens designed by U.S. landscape architects Oehme, van Sweden, an arboretum and sweeping parkland. Located in the Cotswolds AONB, there are spectacular views across the Limpley Stoke valley.
Visit the Museum, which features American arts and heritage, and experience a special exhibition in the Gallery, as well as a seasonal programme of exciting events, including talks, family fun, outdoor theatre, live music and much more.

The Museum cares for over 12,000 objects, including collections of quilts, folk art and maps, which are recognised as some of the most significant in Europe. 
2024 Exhibition

American Road Trip - find out more here


Group visits, group tours and audio-descriptive tours are available. Please see our website for more information about visiting and accessibility.


Visitors can enjoy the American Museum & Gardens anywhere and anytime with free arts and culture app Bloomberg Connects. The free digital guide offers a fascinating new way to explore the American Museum & Gardens' world-class collections – whether you’re visiting in-person or virtually from anywhere in the world.


Dogs on leads are welcome in the gardens, parkland, and the cafe. Assistance dogs are able to go into the Museum and Exhibition Gallery.



  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors - An accessible toilet is located in the Gallery Shop. There is also an accessible toilet in the Coach House which is open on event days.

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs-Accepted
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • In countryside

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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Public Transport Directions

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Guide Prices

Museum, Exhibition & Gardens
Adults - £14.00 (with gift aid), £12.50 (without gift aid)
Over 60s & Students - £12.50 (with gift aid), £11.00 (without gift aid)
Children (5-18yrs), £8.50 (with gift aid), £7.00 (without gift aid)
Family ticket - £36.50 (with gift aid), £32.00 (without gift aid)

American Museum & Gardens


Claverton Manor, Bath, BA2 7BD
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Opening Times

Season (11 Mar 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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