This year October’s half term school holiday falls between Saturday 22nd October and Sunday 30th October – happily coinciding with Bath Museums Week…

For a whole nine days Museums Week, (formerly known as Heritage Open Week), will be celebrating the collections in Bath & North East Somerset’s museums with a whole host of special events, activities, guided tours and food tastings.

See below for participating museums:

American Museum in Britain
Bath Abbey
Bath Jewish Burial Ground
Bath Postal Museum
Beckford’s Tower and Museum
Fashion Museum
Herschel Museum of Astronomy
Holburne Museum
Keynsham Civic Centre
The Mayor’s Parlour
Museum of Bath Architecture
Museum of Bath at Work
Museum of East Asian Art
No.1 Royal Crescent
Prior Park Landscape Garden
Radstock Museum
Roman Baths Museum
Sally Lunn’s House
Saltford Brass Mill
Victoria Art Gallery

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Accommodation Availability for Half Term

There is still accommodation available in Bath for the October half term week – check our live availability.

With so many attractions suitable for the whole family, not to mention its award winning eateries, Bath is the ideal location to spend your half term break.

Take a look at these things to do in Bath and our guide to eating out in Bath