Opening hours

The museum is temporarily closed at present.

Entry to the museum is free. A small number of books and pamphlets are available for sale.

Refreshments are available at local pubs the King William IV (adjacent to the museum), The Forester & Flower and The Hadley Arms. Visitors can also experience an award-winning deli/cafe The Darling Deli or, enjoy refreshments at The Hub Café located a short walk away in Mulberry Park.

Accessibility

To view the Museum of Bath Stone’s full Accessibility Guide, please follow this link: https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/museum-bath-stone A downloadable copy is available via this link too. For accessibility enquiries, please contact Miranda Litchfield miranda@museumofbathstone.org or call 01225 837439.

Travel

The Museum of Bath Stone can be reached on foot, by bicycle, car, taxi or, by minibus and by bus.

Walking: There are many ways in which to reach the museum by foot. The City of Bath is home to numerous footpaths and roads featuring pedestrian access, with Combe Down located in the south of the city. Here is where you will find the Museum of Bath Stone, as well as views across the Midford Valley and even Westbury White Horse on a clear day. Scroll down to find out more about Combe Down and how to make the most out of your visit.

Bicycle: If you wish to cycle to the museum, a bicycle rack is available for use just outside of the museum’s entrance doors. Alternatively, you may wish to make use of the E-scooter hire scheme in place across parts of the South West. Bikes can also be hired for a half day or whole day from several hire schemes across the city.

Car: If you’re planning to visit by car, please be aware that the museum has no dedicated car park or parking of its own. There is an courtesy/non-enforceable accessible parking bay outside of the museum however, we sadly cannot guarantee this space will be available. Street parking (no charge) is available on Combe Road, as well as on Westerleigh Road and Church Road. The museum is located in a residential area so, we do ask that you are please mindful of this when you arrive.

Taxi: Visitors can make use of Bath’s taxi network. For accessible taxis, we would recommend Bath WAV, G5cab or Darth’s Cabs. Contact details for these taxi firms can be found online or, within the museum’s Accessibility Guide (link above).

Bus: We encourage our visitors to arrive by public transport, foot or by bicycle wherever possible. For the most up-to-date travel information and bus timetables, we recommend using Traveline, a free service available to help you plan your journey. First are Bath’s largest bus operator and alternatively, their website can be used to search timetables across Bristol, Bath and the West.

Community

The Museum of Bath Stone offers a beautiful space well equipped for individual and group study as well as being suited to exhibitions, meetings, classes and film shows. It is also a great space for local residents and others to use for other forms of recreation and leisure-time occupations. Find out more about our facilities here.