Fashion Museum

Fashion MuseumThe Fashion Museum holds a world-class collection of contemporary and historic dress.

The Museum of Costume was opened in the Assembly Rooms on 23 May 1963. It was founded by Doris Langley Moore, a designer, collector, writer and scholar, who gave her famous private collection of costume to the city of Bath.

The Museum of Costume changed its name to the Fashion Museum in summer 2007. The Fashion Museum is owned by Bath and North East Somerset Council and is managed by the Heritage Services section. It is housed in the Assembly Rooms building, which is owned by the National Trust.

We welcome about 130,000 visitors to the museum each year. Our visitors are a mix of tourists, fashion specialists, students and locals.

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Address
Fashion Museum
Assembly Rooms
Bennett Street
Bath
Somerset
BA1 2QH

Website: http://www.fashionmuseum.co.uk
Events webpage: http://www.fashionmuseum.co.uk/listing-calendar
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Fashion_Museum
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FashionMuseum

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American Museum in Britain

American Museum

The American Museum takes you on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the twentieth century. With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the Museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions. The only museum of Americana outside the United States, it was founded to bring American history and cultures to the people of Britain and Europe.

Throughout the season there is a range of exciting events planned, including traditional American music concerts, kids’ activities, and Living History events.

The Museum is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with spectacular views over the Limpley Stoke Valley and the River Avon. The grounds total some 125 acres, of which 35 are open to visitors.

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Address
American Museum in Britain
Claverton Manor
Bath
Somerset
BA2 7BD

Website: http://americanmuseum.org
Events webpage: http://americanmuseum.org/whats-on
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Americanmuseum
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanMuseumInBritain

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