The Roman Baths

Discovered by DineshViswanathan

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Museum

GENERAL INFORMATION

A City of Bath World Heritage site, the Roman Baths in the namesake city of Bath, England, are one of the best-preserved religious spas of the ancient world. Although you can’t actually swim in them, there is a museum on-site and visitors can view the ruins up close while walking the original Roman paths.

Insider Tip

Tickets must be booked online in advance, so plan ahead.

Afar Magazine
The museum is very comprehensive and seeing the baths themselves was like taking a step back in time - especially with the help of the actor dressed as a Roman merchant! View full review from Afar Magazine
Fodor's
Hot springs have drawn people here since prehistoric times, so it's...appropriate to begin an exploration of Bath at this excellent museum on the site of the ancient city's primary "watering hole." View full review from Fodor's
Frommer's
Visitors stand on a viewing platform overlooking the large pool where legionnaires once soaked in waters that continue to bubble forth at 116°F (47°C), at the rate of about 240,000 gallons a day. View full review from Frommer's
Address: Abbey Churchyard, Bath BA1 1LZ, UK
Phone: +44 1225 477785

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