An Immersive Multi-sensory Museum

Very few know that In 1816, Mary Shelley wrote much of the world’s first science fiction novel, Frankenstein, while living in Bath.

Extending over four atmospheric floors, Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein is an award winning, multi-sensory visitor attraction where visitors will be immersed in Shelley’s unconventional tragic life and the lasting legacy of her infamous creation.

Bursting with unusual artefacts, ominous soundtracks, bespoke smells and special effects, we also present an 8ft animatronic breathing creature, authentically reproduced for the first time exactly as Mary Shelley described.

Our House also features two rooms dedicated to popular culture, an intimate screening room, a Frankenstein-themed Escape Room and, for the braver visitor, a thrilling horror walkthrough experience in the basement.

Age restrictions: 12+

Adult £15.50
Child (5 - 15 years of age) £12.50
Student (With a valid student I.D) £12.80
Senior Citizen (65 years +) £12.80
Group of 5 Ticket (Group of 5) £68
Group of 6 Ticket (Group of 6) £78
Group of 8 Ticket (Group of 8) £100
Group of 10 Ticket (Group of 10) £120
Family of 3 (1 adult and 2 children ) £38.30
Family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children ) £53

What people are saying

Jeff Burley
May 2022

Very interesting to learn of Shelly's tragic life and how the story developed. The creature was ...

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How to get there

Facilities

  • Baby changing
  • Toilets

COVID-19 guidelines

Hand sanitiser stations are available throughout the House.

On the day

Tickets for this event don't include entry to the Escape Room.

Situated between Queens Square and The Circus, it's an eight minute walk away from the city centre (Bath Abbey), and approximately 15 minutes walk away from Bath Spa train station.

The nearest pay and display car park is Charlotte Street BA1 2NE, which is 5 minutes walk away.

The House is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 30 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 30 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

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