Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Herschel Museum Off Peak Admission, Wednesday to Sundays

Pre-booked timed ticket for 60 minute self-led visit to the Herschel Museum of Astronomy. ‘Walk-in’ tickets subject to availability on the day.

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy is dedicated to the many achievements of the Herschel's, who were distinguished astronomers as well as talented musicians. It was from this house, using a telescope of his own design that William discovered the Planet Uranus in 1781.

Visitor information

Whilst the government have lifted restrictions from Monday 19 July, we remain committed to ensuring the safety of our visitors and our staff. For this reason, the following guidelines will remain in place and we ask you to follow them when you visit.

Visitors are recommended to pre-book tickets and arrival time slot in advance.
On arrival please wait by the front door and keep a safe distance, you will be welcomed by staff at your booking time.

Visitors are asked to wear a face covering unless exempt.

Hand sanitiser is available for use on arrival and throughout the museum.

The team onsite will be cleaning regularly throughout the day, paying special attention to bannisters, door handles, light switches.

The team will be wearing PPE and will make sure they are at least 1+ metres away from you . Please help keep everyone safe by adhering to our social distancing request.

You are welcome to use the NHS track and trace app on arrival.

Please do not attend if anyone in your group has Covid-19 symptoms.

Please advise us by phone or email, if anyone develops Covid-19 symptoms during the session or soon afterwards. Our contact details are on our website.

Bath Preservation Trust reserves the right to close the museum at short notice for any reason.

Thank you

Bath Preservation Trust Member tickets

These are available but we would ask members to consider purchasing a ticket to support the museum at this time to secure our future. If you do opt for a free
pre-booked BPT member ticket during opening hours, please ensure you bring your membership card with you to validate this when you visit.

Consider adding Gift Aid to your ticket

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation in
addition to our standard ticket price. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax
on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - which helps us continue to
run our museum. An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to Bath
Preservation Trust.




Item Price Quantity
Adult (Off Peak) £9.50
Concession (Off Peak) £8.50
Child (Off Peak) £4.50
Family (Off Peak) £20.00
BPT Member (Off Peak) £0.00
UK Tax Payer
By choosing to gift aid your ticket, your entire ticket price can be treated as a donation and Bath Preservation trust will be able to reclaim 25% from HM Revenue and Customs. You are confirming that you will pay sufficient UK income/capital gains tax to cover this and all other gift-aided donations made in this tax year. Please note this ticket is not an annual pass and cannot be re-used.
UK Taxpayer/non UK taxpayer, no Gift Aid
You are choosing to pay the standard admission charge only.

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