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The Jane Austen Centre, Bath

3.1
#5 of 21 in Museums in Bath
Specialty Museum · Museum
Visit The Jane Austen Centre to learn how the historic city of Bath influenced the famous author and her writing. When you first enter the site, listen as a guide tells you about Austen's life in the city. Afterward, wander through the exhibition to see period dress and furnishings. Finish your visit in the Regency Tea Rooms on the second floor. Costumed staff here will serve you traditional British tea and homemade cake. The gift shop offers a fine selection of souvenirs for Austen fans. Arrange to visit The Jane Austen Centre and other attractions in Bath using our Bath trip planner.
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  • This was a great experience, so informative. Well worth a visit. Staff were knowledgeable and obviously love their jobs.  more »
  • A very small so-called museum which is really just a set of rooms with displays . Apart from a spirited biography by a costumed guide, absolutely not worth the money paid to get in.  more »
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  • A lovely museum if a bit small. Enjoyed the talks at the beginning by the wonderful Caroline Bingley but beyond that the museum was very cut and dry. The dress up section was great and the guide even took photos for us. Was a nice thing to do but probably a bit over priced
  • This was a really fun place to visit for me (Jane Austen nerd), and my husband (not one). The set up and information was good, and the staff were all very friendly and full of information. Some fun activities to try too!

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