The Monster Ticket Bath Discovery + Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein

Hop on our Bath Discovery bus tour to discover the city from an unforgettable perspective. Hop off at any of our 36 stops across our two routes to discover Bath’s main monuments and hidden gems at your own pace. Don’t forget to visit Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein!along the way!

from £ 32.00
  • Explore Bath at your own pace in the open air
  • See Bath's top attractions
  • Enjoy stunning views and capture amazing shots from the open top deck
  • Experience the city in comfort and safety
  • Learn Key facts about Bath through the audio guide
  • Experience Bath’s newest attraction- Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein

Every day except 25th & 26th December

City Tour: First Tour from Bath Abbey – 9:30AM | Last Tour from Bath Abbey – 17:30PM

Skyline tour: First Tour from Dorchester Street – 10:30AM | Last Tour from Dorchester Street – 17:00PM

Buses every 15 mins on the City Tour | 30 mins on the Skyline Tour

Overview The Monster Ticket

Our open top bus brings you the best that Bath has to offer in one day! Combine a hop on hop off tour through the city centre in the city of Bath with the unique experience of visiting Frankenstein's House! For a few days' getaway or a cultural excursion from London, this UNESCO World Heritage city has plenty to surprise you.

Two different tour routes showcase Bath’s unique charm; The Skyline Tour gives you amazing panoramic views of the city at 4 metres high, whilst travelling past Prior Park Landscape Gardens, American Museum, Holburne Museum and Great Pulteney Street. The City Tour encompasses all major attractions, including the Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, The Royal Crescent and Mary Shelleys's House of Frankenstein.

Hop off the bus at Stop 8 (Queen Square) and prepare yourself for a world-first visitor attraction like no other as you step into the world of Mary Shelley. Set over four atmospheric floors in a Grade II listed building, this attraction blurs the lines between museum and immersive experience.

Uncover the history of Mary Shelley and her tragic life events in a floor dedicated to this fantastic female author. You can experience all things Frankenstein and confront the breathing 8ft creature recreated for the first time exactly as Mary. Imagined Bursting with interesting artefacts, vintage items and multi-sensory environments, Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein delivers an illuminating and entertaining experience.

Don't forget to download our Tootbus app, designed to stimulate and enrich your experience. The app allows you to download your e-ticket and always keep it handy to board, easily find the stops thanks to geolocation, follow our buses in real time, and finally enjoy our free self-guided walking tours to discover the main sights of the city.

The Monster Ticket Route

Stop not served: 20 November - 10 December - Due to road closures for the Bath Christmas Market, we are unable to serve Stop 15 (Royal Avenue) and 16 (Milsom Street) during this time.  See more details

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Know before you go The Monster Ticket

Routes & Service

Bus Service

Two routes running daily:

The City Tour takes you past The Roman Baths, The Abbey, The Royal Crescent, The Assembly Rooms, The Guildhall, Grande Parade, Pulteney Weir, Parade Gardens, Royal Victoria Park, Jane Austen Centre, Mary Shelley "House of Frankenstein".
Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein

Opening hours:
Open daily from 11am, last entry 5:30pm, except on Saturday where the attraction opens at 10am . Times vary so visit www.houseoffrankenstein.com for up to date details.
Visit duration:
We recommend our visitors to spend around 1 hour on site
Age recommendation:
The attraction may not be suitable for very yooung children or those of a sensitive nature please visit the website for more information.

Audio Guide

The audio guide commentary on the bus is available in 10 languages on the bus devices: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Polish, Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese & Japanese.

Flexible Tickets

Your needs...our priority! You want to plan your trip but not sure when you can travel? Tickets are valid for up to 6 months from the booking date, so you can book today with peace of mind and travel later.

Your plans have changed? You can now amend or cancel the bus ticket for free of charge during the ticket validity period. However please note The House of Frankenstein ticket is not exchangeable or refundable.

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2016, 2017 and 2018 TripAdvisor Certificates Of Excellence and 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers Choice.
from £ 32.00
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Adult - £ 32.00
16+ years
Child - £ 22.50
5-15 years
Infant - Free
0-4 years