The Roman Baths

Historic Site and History Museum
Bath
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  • Yarn L.
    "Fascinating place to visit for ancient technology and architecture."(5 Tips)
    John L.
    "Great audio tour, with contributions from Bill Bryson."(7 Tips)
    Rob B.
    "Make sure you listen to the Bill Bryson audio tour."(4 Tips)
    Sazzle M.
    "free audio guide handset"(2 Tips)
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  • P D.
    Number one attraction in Bath. Roman baths were created 2000 years ago. Still have natural springs and few bath...only open for viewing and not public use. One can even drink spring water for free
    P Dhupia · December 5, 2014
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  • Melanie R.
    very well kept and gives you a really good idea of how it used to work. Admire, listen and check the orange mark on the walls! def worth a visit even if you aren't a museum fan, trust me!
    Melanie Rap · June 20, 2013
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  • JNET
    Such a beautiful and calm city. I can see why people traveled here to feel restored. Don't be afraid to taste the water (it's warm) from the dispenser at the end. It tastes fine :)
    JNET · April 10, 2015
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  • Alysha L.
    Entry is expensive but worth it. Cannot visit Bath without going here. Excellently preserved architecture (though what is above pillar level has most likely been reconstructed).
    Alysha Ladha · April 15, 2013
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  • Shamsa L.
    Make it your first stop when in bath. Can get crowded with a long queue waiting to go in. The audio guide system is really good. It is definitely something not to be missed when in Bath
    Shamsa Lootah · January 25
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  • Verena C.
    Great and beautiful place! A must see! If you are in London a day trip to Bath is a great option. The city is very cozy and italian. If you can stay for a night or two, it's perfection!
    Verena Cascaes · January 8, 2014
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  • Tammy W.
    To taste the water. Go to the King's Fountain INSIDE the fancy restaurant. It is very awkward to get a sample as it is additionally roped off and unattended. Ask the (brusque) staff for a glass.
    Tammy Wu · May 21, 2014
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  • Keith P.
    Museum was super high quality and the audio tour was really good. Ignore the "Bryson" tour: just some random guy his opinion on stuff "the lady in this statue doesn't look friendly" that sort of thing
    Keith Pitt · March 15, 2015
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  • Emre A.
    I really liked this historical place except the crowd. It was a busy time when I was there and didn't understand why did they let in a lot of people at the same time. Crowd management was poor
    Emre Akkaya · November 14, 2015
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  • Vennila
    Definitely recommend the audio tour which provide the historical background on the artifacts! You can follow along with the corresponding numbers at each site.Free WiFi with no login (lower level)
    Vennila · May 5, 2014
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  • Josh Wood Productions
    The complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath. The house is a well-preserved Roman site for public bathing. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level.
    Josh Wood Productions · February 2, 2013
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  • Kit&kafoodle
    I wish I could dive in the water, incredibly warm. Very good exhibition and lots of good photo ops. Go along to the free informative tour if you can catch it.
    Kit&kafoodle · October 14, 2014
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  • Kari R.
    Go on a weekday at opening hours no lines and you can enjoy the baths without all the pushy photo taken tourists . It takes a good 2-3 hours to see everything.
    Kari Rosett · January 27, 2014
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  • Tatyana Z.
    You can try mineral water from the fountain in the pump room (Roman Bath building, in the middle of restaurant). Just go to the fountain and ask waiter for a glass.
    Tatyana Zailer · August 29, 2015
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  • Becky H.
    Excellent place to visit and worth every penny. Don't forget to take an audio guide, everything well explained. And it closes at 9pm - plenty of time to explore
    Becky H · August 31, 2015
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  • The Telegraph
    On weekends, the best time to visit the Roman Baths (adults £12.25, 65 and over £10.75, children 6-16 £8) is soon after they open — later on, there can be queues to get in.
    The Telegraph · October 30, 2012
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  • Lee D.
    Bl**dy expensive, but if you buy a joint ticket with the fashion museum it works out more affordable. Also, don't forget your student card for extra discounts!
    Lee Dzbenska · March 4, 2011
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  • Discover Britain Magazine
    Learn more about how the Romans would have used this ancient spa site and don’t forget to enquire about the saver ticket which gives you discounted access to the Bath Fashion Museum as well.
    Discover Britain Magazine · April 20, 2012
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  • Antiquity Lives
    More than the bath complex is on display here. You can see the remains of the temple to Sulis Minerva and the artifacts that have been recovered from this site.
    Antiquity Lives · March 26, 2011
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  • Colin S.
    First time I went here was in 1974. Now back in 2016! I love it. Absolute immersion into ancient England under the Romans. Fascinating!
    Colin Stark · April 17
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  • João M.
    One of the best roman remains in the world with valuable historical interest, one of the most important of England in a touristic level. More about it here: http://bit.ly/1OhKzcs
    João Morales · December 9, 2015
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  • Andrew W.
    Come before 10am on weekdays if you want to avoid the crowd. :-) You get more time, more space
    Andrew Wong · July 13, 2015
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  • Hams S.
    It's hard to ignore the historical significance and it is two thousand years old, but a little renovation may see it through another two thousand years.
    Hams Solo · September 8, 2015
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  • Georgia M.
    The best place in Bath! So amazingly interesting and beautiful! Must get the audio guide, just wish tourists weren't so disrespectful
    Georgia M · June 5, 2013
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  • Milagros D.
    Fascinating place, very well preserved/restored. Be sure to take the guided tour that starts at the Great Bath (it's free.)
    Milagros D · May 5, 2011
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  • Emylee
    Make sure and go up the stairs after the tour. You can taste the water. (Btw--- it's terrible.) But something to experience:)
    Emylee · September 12, 2014
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  • Osnat Z.
    The number 1 place to see in Bath. Be sure to look beneath your feet and see the water running below you in several rooms.
    Osnat Zaretsky · May 8, 2010
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  • Sazzle M.
    Fantastic piece of history in the middle of the city centre, make sure you pick up the free audio guide handset
    Sazzle M · May 19, 2015
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  • Megan M.
    The Roman Baths are one of the most interesting sites in Britain and that's saying something! The audio guide is so so.
    Megan McNish · March 10, 2015
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  • Sarah U.
    Definitely do the audio tour. The exhibit is incredibly well organised and educational. Absolutely beautiful
    Sarah Upham · September 17, 2014
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  • Andrew W.
    Come before 10am on weekdays (July) if you want to avoid the crowds
    Andrew Wong · July 13, 2015
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  • Jeffrey T.
    Incredible. You must come here. Ignore the regular audio guide, just listen to what Bill Bryson has to say.
    Jeffrey Talajic · June 30, 2013
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  • Zosia R.
    Make sure that you do a tour which leaves from the Grand Bath every hour on the hour. Well worth it!
    Zosia R · September 8, 2013
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  • Monique G.
    Don't forget to try some of the waters yourself at the end of the tour! You'll never forget it! 😉
    Monique Gionet · April 25, 2015
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  • Aybige C.
    There is not too much things to see but it has a mistic ambiance
    Aybige Cantürk · July 28, 2015
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  • Alicia N.
    Make sure to read everything they give you with your ticket... You get some freebies they don't tell you about!
    Alicia N · April 7, 2013
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  • Peter T.
    If you can, take the twilight tour - very informative and a good meal at a local restaurant afterwards.
    Peter Taylor · March 25
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  • Paolo T.
    Magic atmosphere, make sure to go near closing time when it's darker and less people around!
    Paolo Tagliaferri · November 26, 2011
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  • Dean T.
    Very enjoyable tour, the free audio guides were useful
    Dean Taplin · April 8, 2015
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  • Rahmawati D.
    Entry was a bit expensive for small museum but bath was beautiful with green-ish water.
    Rahmawati D. · January 10
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  • Andreas R.
    It's worth a visit. However the admission fee is a bit high (14.5 £ for adults)
    Andreas Richter · July 1, 2015
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  • HaeAn S.
    It is not just a museum. If you did not visited here, you can't tell you have been to Bath.
    HaeAn Sung · March 23, 2015
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  • Monique G.
    Don't miss this place and be sure to use the self-guided tour for some great info!
    Monique Gionet · September 27, 2014
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  • Devon B.
    They say give yourself at least an hour - I did it in less and would agree with the guides.
    Devon B · November 19, 2011
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  • Carl G.
    Beautifully preserved baths. A must visit in Bath and well worth the entrance fee.
    Carl Griffin · December 14, 2015
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  • Saeed K.
    Don't forget the guide machine and take your time
    Saeed Kabrah · May 30, 2015
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  • Gillian M.
    The architecture is amazing, be sure to wait a long time in the queue thou.
    Gillian M · November 22, 2013
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  • Stewart M.
    Incredible natural feature, great Roman architecture /engineering and history brought to life
    Stewart M · February 26
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  • Luis A.
    Amazing experience! Worth the trip, very picturesque and interesting.
    Luis Alvarado · August 3, 2013
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  • Aistis
    It's not an ordinary museum like others with paintings of a tree, an apple or a cucumber. Good experience and something to remember guaranteed.
    Aistis · May 2, 2011
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