descent to the Roman Baths really is an incredible step back in time.
The remains give a vivid impression of life nearly 2000 years ago.
The baths, built next to Britain's only hot spring, served the sick and
the pilgrims visiting the adjacent Temple of Sulis Minerva.
The Spring was a sacred site lying within the courtyard of the Temple.
Votive offerings and temple treasures discovered during the excavations
of the Spring can be seen in the museum display.
Personal audio tours in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and
Japanese are available.
Today the Temple Courtyard is beneath the Pump Room.
This building, designed by Thomas Baldwin, became a popular meeting place
in the 18th century when Bath became the leading resort for fashionable
April - Sept, daily 09.00-18.00.
Aug, daily 9.00-1800 & 20.00-22.00.
Oct - Mar, Mon-Sat 09.30-17.00,