Jane Austen Centre
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The museum is set in a period terraced house, with exhibits of Regency costume, maps, books, and films that bring to life Jane Austen's role in the history of Bath. The Centre also offers regular Jane Austen walks, running year round.
Bath is such a compact city that walk participants can easily reach many of the settings used by Austen in her novels with a leisurely stroll lasting about 90 minutes. The Centre also holds a popular annual Jane Austen Festival in honour of the novelist.
The Centre is open year round, and special group tours may be arranged. The centre is wheelchair accessible for the ground floor only.
About Jane Austen Centre
Address: 40 Gay Street, Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, England, BA1 2NT
Attraction Type: Museum
Location: On Gay Street, 5 minutes walk from the Roman Baths, well signposted.
Website: Jane Austen Centre
Phone: 01225 443000
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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