Bath has more museums in one square mile than most cities in the world. It has 17 museums in the city centre.
The Herschel Museum of Astronomy is a great example of a restored Georgian town house and the former home to astronomer and musician William Herschel. Within his workshop is a telescope which Herschel used to discover Uranus in 1781. You can also watch an award-winning film which is narrated by the later Patrick Moore.
No 1 Royal Crescent is a Georgian town house that offers a vivid image of Georgian Bath. No. 1 was the first house to be built in the Crescent according to the designs of architect John Wood the Younger. The Crescent marks one of the finest achievements in Georgian urban architecture and is a great example of Palladian architecture in the city.
American Museum is situated within 120 acres of wonderful grounds and beautiful scenery. The American Museum in Britain houses a fantastic selection of Americana. There is a fantastic quilt collection, a Folk Art Gallery and a great map exhibition.