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.
American Museum & Gardens reviews
Fascinating insight into American history, culture and folk art. And that's just the website as we simply enjoyed a tour of the recent and beautifully redesigned gardens due to the pandemic. A warm... more »
Whilst we have visited Bath on a number of occasions, previously we had never been to the American Museum at Claverton Manor. However, spending several days in the area, we took a short taxi journey..... 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.
Plan your trip to Bath
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Bath
Side trips from Bath
Museums in Bath
Shopping in Bath
Hidden gems in Bath
Nearby attractions in Bath
Trips to American Museum & Gardens by other users
57 days in United States, Canada & Europe BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS New York City Washington DC Yellowstone National Park 57 days in Europe & United States BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Vienna Berlin Edinburgh 57 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Inverness Copenhagen Berlin 6 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES London Bath Edinburgh 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM BRAZIL Edinburgh Durness Inverness 22 days in United Kingdom, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin & Leusden BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Bath Salisbury Bournemouth