Visitor Info

Bath Postal Museum

27 Northgate Street,
(on the corner of Green St.)

Bath,
BA1 1AJ

Get in touch...

Telephone: 01225 460333
Email: info@bathpostalmuseum.org

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Museum Opening Times

Summer 2018

Mondays 11am - 5pm
Tuesdays 11am - 5 pm
Wednesdays 11 am - 5 pm
Thursdays 2 pm - 5 pm
Fridays 2 pm - 5 pm
Saturdays 2 pm - 5 pm

Last entry each day 4.30 pm
We can open by request for large groups on Sunday.
Please contact us for booking info.

Entrance Charges

Adults: £4.50
Concessions: £3.50 (B&NES, over 60)
Student: £1.50
Child over 6: £1.50
Under 6: free
Family Ticket:
£10.00 (Two adults, two children)
Free
with Bath Discovery Card

Access & Disability

Wheelchair and limited mobility

The museum is almost entirely accessible to wheelchair users and those with impaired mobility. We have a stair lift and most of the museum is on one level.

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

We also have T-loop fitted to our sound-led interactives and the History of Writing video has subtitles. We also provide print copies of sound-led interactives.

Blind and Visually Impaired

We can provide large print copies of all our literature and the museum is mainly on one level.

Learning Disabilities

Our information is presented in a variety of ways and staff will be pleased to offer any support required.

If a disable person is supported by a carer, personal assistant or support worker; they are admitted free.

The People & Staff

The museum is run by volunteers, and relies on entrance fees, donations, and sales from the shop to survive. The museum is a registered charity (charitable educational trust no. 277419 MGC Reg no. 927), and it is governed by trustees who are named below.

Patrons

Venerable Patrons

  • The Roper Family Trust

Gold Patrons

  • Rob Wilkins
  • Rhianna Pratchett

Patrons

  • The Marquess of Bath
  • Mrs Richard Briers
  • Communication Workers Union
  • Spink

Contacts

  • Museum shop - Audrey Swindells/Joyce Matthews
  • General Administration - Nick Lennard
  • Publicity - Nick Lennard/ Rob Swindells
  • Museum Mentor - Stuart Burroughs
  • Exhibitions - John Roe
  • Fund Raising - A.Swindells
  • Treasurer - Nick Lennard
  • Friends of the Museum - Ivan Holliday
  • Digital collection - John Roe

Trustees of Bath Postal Museum

  • Chairman: Hugh Jefferies B.Sc, FRPSL
  • Vice Chairman: Ivan A. Holliday MA B.Sc
  • Treasurer - Nick Lennard
  • Secretary - Rob Swindells
  • Patrick Cassels FRPSL
  • Ann Hopkins-Clarke MA
  • Audrey Swindells MBE
  • Michael Swindells B.Sc

Other places of interest to visit

Museum of Bath at Work. Contains a display on Ralph Allen and his stoneworks

Museum of Architecture.  Inteprets the rich architectural history of Bath

The Museum of Bath Stone. Discover the story behind the stone & about Ralph Allen, the man behind the enterprise

Prior Park Gardens. 18th century landscape gardens created for Ralph Allen by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown.