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American Museum & Gardens

Claverton Manor, Bath, BA2 7BD

Tel: +44 (0)1225 460503

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American Museum & Gardens credit R. Bernstein


The American Museum and Gardens are delighted to be able to open their gardens and special exhibition Night & Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs once again.

The gardens and exhibition will be open from 10am to 5pm (last admission at 4pm), every day except Mondays (open Mondays from the 20th July).

The safety of visitors, staff members, and volunteers is of paramount importance. For this reason, your visit will feel a little different than usual:

- You don't need to pre-book

- Timed tickets are being used to visit the special exhibition. Please enquire on arrival.

- The limited number of visitors will be set at 300 per day.

- The Garden Café will be takeaway only, with a reduced menu, a one-way system will be in operation. Card payments only, no cash at this time.

- Please note: Claverton Manor – main collection remains closed.

Admission prices title
Gardens and special exhibition

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit


  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Further Information


  • 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
  • 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



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Sarah P
      Wiltshire, United Kingdom
      Wonderful any time of the year
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th December 2019
      Took advantage of Wowcher vouchers to visit this beautiful house, museum and exhibition space. Even though it was a cold and rainy day we managed a stroll around the gardens on a newly constructed... Read full review
    • HalfandHaf
      Trowbridge, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Fabulous fashions!
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 14th March 2020
      Wonderful visit to the new 1930s fashion exhibition - these clothes literally make you drool! The colours, textures and detail are stunning. (And a walk in the gardens - lovely.) Read full review
    • Tigi_Higgins
      Mendip Hills Somerset
      Beautiful Gardens
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 5th July 2020
      Spent a very pleasant couple of hours here wandering around the gardens. The bonus being they have a tramper scooter which took the hill this garden is spread out over with ease. Sadly the tea rooms... Read full review

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