Jane Austen in Bath

Location and facts

You can find The Jane Austen Centre in the heart of the Georgian city of Bath between Queen Square and The Circus at:

40 Gay Street, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2NT

Coach drop off in Queen Square – 100 metres from entrance to Centre

Telephone:  44 (0) 1225 443000
Fax: 44 (0)1225 443018

For email use the contact form at bottom of page.

By Rail: London Paddington to Bath Spa has a journey time of 1 hour 10 minutes.

By Road: London to Bath is 104 miles
/ 164 km

Follow the tourist signs. We are 5 minutes from the Roman Baths.

Jane austen centre exterior

Martin and ‘Lizzie’ outside the Centre


Open all year – Monday to Sunday

29th March 2014 to 1st November 2014
Open every day 9.45am until 5.30pm

Extended opening July and August – open every day 9am until 6pm

Please note – Last full entry to the Exhibition and Tearooms is 1 hour before closing time.

4th November 2014 to 4th April 2015
Sunday to Friday11am to 4.30pm Saturday 9.45am to 5.30pm
Closed Dec 25 – 26 and 1 January.

Please note: Last orders in the Tea Room is 1 hour before closing time.


ADULT: £8.00
SENIOR; £7.00
STUDENT: £6.00

CHILD: 6-16 £4.50 (under 6 free with an adult)
FAMILY: £22.00 (2 adults with up to 4 children)

The Centre has wheelchair access to the ground floor only. See the Centre Access Statement

Don’t forget to pick up your Jane Austen Centre brochure at the Tourist Information Centre next to Bath Abbey.

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