Get a better understanding of American history and culture at American Museum & Gardens, one of the most extensive collections of Americana outside the United States. Located near Bath on the 48.5 hectare (120 acre) grounds of Claverton Manor, the museum follows the story of America from its earliest settlers to the 20th century. Learn more about the founding fathers, the wild West, the Civil War, and Native Americans. Check out the textile display that includes over 40 original quilts, as well as the folk art gallery with various oddities. Step outside to wander the colonial herb and Mount Vernon gardens, modeled after the grounds of George Washington's home. Add American Museum & Gardens to your Bath travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Bath journey planning website .
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Took advantage of Wowcher vouchers to visit this beautiful house, museum and exhibition space. Even though it was a cold and rainy day we managed a stroll around the gardens on a newly constructed... more »
Don't bother to go to Bath to see a fine historic house and garden, and a fascinating museum, come here. We went on Sunday, December 9th. You would expect it to be full of families coming to see... more »
Great time here, spent over four hours in the museum and quilt exhibition. Still didn't manage to see all of the gardens. The American heritage section was particularly well laid out and very interesting.
Fascinating collection that helps you understand and appreciate the making of and history if America. Fabulous setting - gardens are beautiful with amazing views. Reasonably priced restaurant with interesting food.
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