Fashion Museum Bath

May 2024

Bath and North East Somerset Council today announced 6a architects is appointed to design the new Fashion Museum Bath. Sophie McKinlay, Project Lead, for the Fashion Museum Bath, said “6a has an exceptional creative vision matched with an outstanding track record for reimagining historic cultural spaces; I have no doubt 6a will be the perfect partners to deliver something very special for Fashion Museum Bath.  We’re excited to work together on our vision to create spaces which inspire our visitors, celebrate our extraordinary collection of historic dress, and welcome the community to engage with the transformative power of fashion.”

The Fashion Museum Bath will be the only museum in the UK dedicated to the history and heritage of British fashion. The landmark project will preserve and transform Bath’s Grade II listed Old Post Office into a state-of-the-art 21st-century cultural institution housing museum galleries and learning spaces, and serving as a hub for local, national, and international communities.

Photograph; Old Post Office in 1943 (Postal Museum)