Explore the Roman Baths in the evenings with Tuesday Time
A series of interesting evening sessions will
be held at Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Roman Baths
during its late-night opening in July and August.
The Tuesday Time Tables, from 24 July
to 28 August, give visitors the chance to get hands-on with
archaeology. Members of the Council’s Roman Baths team and
volunteers will be available to show and explain objects to
Each week the team aims to showcase different
aspects of the Roman Baths and its archaeological collection.
Councillor Cherry Beath (Lib-Dem, Combe Down),
Cabinet Member for Sustainable Development, said: “This is a
fantastic opportunity for people to get hands-on with archaeology
and to see and touch a variety of objects – large and small – which
make Bath & North East Somerset Council's collection designated
as having national importance.
“It’s also a rare treat to enjoy the unique
delights of the Roman Baths in the late summer evenings, as the sun
goes down and creates an awe-inspiring atmosphere.”
The Tuesday Time Tables run from 6pm to 8pm on
24 and 31 July, and 7, 14, 21 and 28 August.
The world-famous Roman Baths will stay open to visitors every
evening throughout July and August until 10pm, with last admission
at 9pm. As it is managed by Bath & North East Somerset Council,
entry to the Roman Baths is free to local residents on production
of a Discovery Card. Normal entry charges apply to everyone
Visitors may round off their evening with a meal in the Roman
Baths Kitchen in Abbey Church Yard where last orders are taken at
For more details about the Roman Baths and its late night
opening log on to the website at http://www.romanbaths.co.uk/ or
call 01225 477785.
The Roman Baths shop will also remain open and the restaurant at
the Pump Room will be open for evening meals – last orders need to
be in by 9pm. For reservations call 01225 444477.