2000 years of Bath's commercial development explored on three floors of displays. Experience how ordinary Bathonians spent their working lives over the centuries in reconstructed workshops, offices and a Bath Stone mine.
One whole floor is devoted to the reconstructed engineering and mineral water factory of Victorian entrepreneur J.B. Bowler and scale recreations of machine workshops, gas lit offices and bottling plant give a unique insight into working life in Victorian Bath. A furniture making works is also recreated. A new gallery '2000 Years of Earning a Living' and charts the development of the city's biggest industry - Tourism, along with Bath Chairs, Bath Buns and Plasticine, amongst other industries. Audio Guides are available without charge.
Group bookings taken all year round by appointment. Opening Hours 10.30 - 17.00 (last admission 16.00). November 1st to April 1st Weekends Only, CLOSED all of December.