Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein launches new experience with Bristol theatre company

By Nick Batten on 3 June, 2024

Bristol-based Show of Strength Theatre Company and Bath’s Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein have joined forces to present The Frankenstein Experience.

This will feature an award-winning one-hour walking tour and entry to Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein’s multi-sensory museum, plus a complimentary welcome cocktail. The partnership promises visitors real-life Gothic tales of secrets, lies and ruined reputations, as visitors are immersed in the dark, complex world of Mary Shelley and her infamous creation. 

The Frankenstein Experience will run on 31st July, and 3rd, 7th, 10th, 14th and 17th August 2024, with tour times of 2.30pm and 4.30pm. 

A preview of The Frankenstein Experience will be held on Thursday 6th June starting at 4.30pm, details are below. 

 

Event Details: 

 

A one-hour walking tour with Sheila Hannon, Show of Strength Theatre Company

Walk in Mary Shelley’s footsteps as she created her Gothic masterpiece in Bath. See where she lived, and explore Bath’s Regency side streets.

Entry to Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein

Discover the incredible life story of Mary Shelley and all things Frankenstein on a self-guided tour of the multi-award-winning museum. Crammed with unusual items, ominous soundtracks and bespoke smells and effects, the museum delivers an original and entertaining experience. 

A complimentary welcome cocktail on arrival at the museum

Relax in the intimate surroundings of Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein’s “Bloody Mary’s Bar” and enjoy a complimentary signature cocktail, The Pink Percy (non-alcoholic options available), with a sweet rim, before exploring the four floors and many atmospheric rooms of this sensory space dedicated to the life of Mary Shelley. 

General Booking Information: 

  • The Frankenstein Experience is bookable in advance at houseoffrankenstein.com/tickets and is priced at £24 per person.
  • The maximum number of people per tour is 25, and group bookings are available.
  • The tours start outside Sally Lunn’s, 4 North Parade Passage, Bath BA1 1NX and finishes at Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein, 37 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT.
  • The tour duration (including the museum entry) is up to two hours.
An exclusive preview of The Frankenstein Experience will be held on Thursday 6th June at 4.30pm starting outside Sally Lunn’s, 4 North Parade Passage, Bath BA1 1NX.
Please RSVP your attendance by contacting Vicki Smith; vicki@houseoffrankenstein.com