Building of Bath Collection

Building of Bath Collection
The Countess of Huntingdon's Chapel
The Vineyards
Bath
Somerset
BA1 5NA
England

Website

www.bath-preservation-trust.org.uk/museums/bath/?id=4

E-mail

admin@bptrust.org.uk

Telephone

01225 333895

Fax

01225 445473

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This unique collection interprets the rich architectural history of Bath and the men who transformed a provincial town into the world famous Georgian Spa. It demonstrates how classical design influenced the buildings and illustrates the construction of a house from the cellars to the rafters.

Based in the Countess of Huntingdon’s Chapel, the building is also home to the Bath Model, a fully detailed architectural model of the historic city centre, giving a unique insight into the layout of the Georgian City.

As well as opening to visitors during the season, the Chapel houses study days and events from March to November for adults and young people, open to all.

Venue Type:

Museum, Architecture centre

Opening hours

15 February - 29 November
Sat-Mon & Bank Hols 1030-1700

Admission charges

See website

Collection details

Archives, Fine Art, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Modelling the Buildings of Bath

  • 15 February — 30 November 2014 *on now

Modelling in miniature the intricate details of Georgian buildings takes great skill, patience and dexterity.

This exhibition showcases the work of Rosalind Hudson (1926-2013), whose extraordinary models of Bath buildings illustrate a passion of Georgian architecture and design.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult: £5.00

Concessions: Seniors (65+), students (with student card) and pupils over 16 in full time education (with ID) £4

Child aged 6-16: £2.50

Website

http://buildingofbathcollection.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/

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