Museum of Bath at Work

Bath, United Kingdom


  • Julian Road
  • Bath
  • United Kingdom
  • BA1 2RH
  • United Kingdom

Opening times

10.30 - 5pm daily (last admission 4pm)

Adults: £5.00
Concessions: £4.00
Child: £3.00 Monday to Saturday, free admission on Sundays
Family (two adults, two children or concessions): £12.00
Groups: (10+) – £3.00 per person. Please call in advance.
Discovery Card holders get a £1 discount on admission

Travel Information

Bus: There are nearby bus stops on Julian Road and Lansdown Road. The Julian Road stop is served by bus numbers 700 and 20C, and Lansdown Road by numbers 2, 6, 7, 79, and 620. The Lansdown Park and Ride service also stops here.


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Artist Julie McCalden presents a new installation produced in response to the Museum of Bath at Work’s collection.

Engaging with the life of an early 20th century woman, Working from home camouflages signs of industrious activity within a domestic setting.

Embedding the tools and products of work within a turn-of-the-century dwelling, the work brings into focus everyday living and precarious labour through a historical lens.

The Museum of Bath at Work is concerned with the commercial development of Bath – one of the most famous cities in England-over 2000 years. From the Roman spa and market town to the fashionable resort of the 18th and the manufacturing centre of the 19th and 20th centuries, the museum features displays and reconstructed working environments. These include a Victorian ironmongers shop, early 20th century engineering and soft drinks making factory, a Bath stone mine, an 18th century cabinet makers workshop and a programme of temporary exhibitions and collaborations with artists, sculptors and musicians.

Working from home is funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.