The Fashion Museum Bath was founded in 1963 by Langley Moore and holds a world-class collection of contemporary and historic dress.
The Fashion Museum Bath holds a world-class collection of contemporary and historic dress. It is housed in the Assembly Rooms building, which is owned by the National Trust. About 100,000 visitors are welcomed to the museum each year. The Museum was founded in 1963 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. Bath and North East Somerset Council own the Fashion Museum and it is managed by the Heritage Services section.