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    Celebrating Bath’s industrial & commercial heritage

    A large historic collection of film, photographs, documents, sound recordings and objects that tell the story of working Bath.

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    The Story of Working Bath

    The Museum has an extensive library of rare books and archives – original documents from local companies over the centuries telling the story the commercial life of the city.

Welcome to a City at Work!

Bath’s local history museum

The Museum of Bath at Work is the city’s local history museum telling the tale of 2000 years of the city’s development. It features displays on Bath Stone, Bath Chairs and Bath Buns, trains, trams and tourism and all other ways in which Bathonians have earned a living since Roman times.

Exhibitions include a complete reconstruction of a Victorian engineering and soft drinks making factory, an Edwardian ironmongers, a cabinet maker’s workshop, a Bath Stone mine and the famous Horstmann car of 1914. A lively programme of temporary exhibitions, events and activities for runs throughout the year!

Opening times: April 1 to October 31: 10.30am to 5.00pm, every day