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Assembly Rooms, Bath

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web
It is universally acknowledged that Assembly Rooms have stood as the spot of the high society, visited by notables like Charles Dickens and Jane Austen. Opened since 1771, the building contains several assembly rooms which have all been restored in the original fashion. Imagine dancing at a private ball or gaze at the crystal chandeliers above you in the 30 m (100 ft) long Georgian ballroom. You can also stroll through the tea and card room to envision the life of Victorian youth having fun. Families will appreciate the various crafts and games organized by the museum, with all materials supplied. With our online itinerary creator, Bath attractions like Assembly Rooms can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I was honored to participate in the dance of Farthingale in these places used to do this already from the time of Jane Austen. Elegant, airy and totally adapted to the purpose. On the occasion, ate the best scones with whipped cream (and I had High tea at Claridge's in London).
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  • What a surprise! Well done, well lit, and just a perfect setting for the dances and social activities that took place in Bath from the 1800s to the present. We were delighted to see that there are fun...  read more »
  • We visited The Bath Assembly Rooms on Saturday and were pleasantly surprised that they were not busy. The Main Ballroom with it's exquisite chandeliers is stunning and a great photographic opportunity...  read more »
  • Wonderful experience, the rooms above look beautiful and would make for spectacular events. The Fashion Museum below is well designed, and offers a wonderful glimpse into fashion throughout the last few hundred years. Tickets come with free audio guides that give you more information than displayed on the written placards.
  • Three rooms with an array of beautiful chandeliers in each, amidst a huge sprawling space and decor that gives an indication of the opulence of the time.
  • I have been here several times to visit, each time the ball room is closed because of an event. I visited last week I spoke to Jessica on the desk, her attitude was curt bordering rude. Considering she is the person who tourist speak to when entering the assembly rooms I would suggest either more training with her people skills or giving her a job away from the public. I will not bother trying to visit again and I have advised others not to either. SHAME!
  • We found this fascinating, from the beautiful historical building with the sparkling chandeliers to the little cafe within and the main attraction, rooms of clothing and accessories along with their stories spanning the centuries and painting a picture of historical life in Britain up to the modern day. There's a dress up area for a few fun photographs and colouring in for kids. Adults interested in history, fashion and its importance in society will really appreciate a visit here.
  • Amazing venue! Well worth a visit.
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