The Fashion Museum Bath holds a world-class collection of contemporary and historic dress.
The Museum of Costume was opened in the Assembly Rooms 1963. It was founded by Doris Langley Moore, a designer, collector, writer and scholar, who gave her famous private collection of costume to the city of Bath.
The Museum of Costume changed its name to the Fashion Museum in summer 2007. The Fashion Museum is owned by Bath and North East Somerset Council and is managed by the Heritage Services section.
They welcome 100,000 visitors to the museum each year. Their visitors are a mix of tourists, fashion specialists, students and locals.