The Jane Austen Centre
35 locals recommend ·
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Small museum chronicling the life and times of the famous writer, Jane Austen, plus Regency tearoom.
The ultimate treat for Jane Austen fans! With the Centre's thought of detail, you will easily imagine daily life in the Regency period.
The Jane Austen Centre at 40 Gay Street in Bath, Somerset, England, is a permanent exhibition which tells the story of Jane Austen's Bath experience – the effect that visiting and living in the city had on her and her writing.
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