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Aston Hall is a magnificent seventeenth century red-brick mansion situated in a picturesque public park on the north side of Birmingham. It also boasts the title of being the first historic building to be opened as a public museum in 1858 by Queen...more
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Aston Hall Trinity Road | Aston, Birmingham B6 6JD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a lovely morning walking round the house with a guide who was very knowledgeable. Some lovely rooms ind interesting info. DO NOT WEAR SHOES WITH SMALL HEELS 👠 Really lovely house to walk round lots of interesting details and info. They have a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ann T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love it here, I’m sad to say I haven’t been for a while but I’ll definitely be going again soon. I used to love the stories of the cannon ball and the lady locked in the tower. Just a beautiful little place x

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Hayley A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aston Hall is a large Jacobean Mansion with some stunning views. On arriving we purchased our tickets from the onsite cafe where we were warmly greeted by a member of staff; the cafe itself was a little sparse but never the less very welcoming, although...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DPJ-Travels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

can spend a short time here exploring, nice and welcoming staff and cafe for refreshments, mite even find a ghost if your lucky

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank happyjue30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aston Hall is located right next to Aston Villa football grounds. The parking is free but limited so I would advise that you arrive early or late afternoon. I was lucky enough to follow a learned guide around the hall. He was fantastic with all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Arctos101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

in truth its been a while but i absoloutely love this place.there were marks where a canon ball hit the stairs and many rumours of cromwell and old charles himself, found it a secure hiding place no doubt this is where the villas opponants fans...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Live close to here and been here a so many times that I’ve lost count. It’s a great place to see how Prince Albert lived his life at home and also the surrounding Aston park is great as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samchy
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Pleanty of rooms to see and marvel at and grounds to walk on. Peaceful. Has a nice café for a cup of tea.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mohammed Khaled A
AstonHallBirmingham, Senior Museum Enabler at Aston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Mohammed. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Had a great time for the first hour then it got a bit samey and certain scarey people became annoying

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We have visited Aston Hall on a number of occasions over the last 20 years and we always seem to find something new, or learn some new facts about the history of this fantastic building. For most of our latest visit we were accompanied by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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RabiaS103
30 July 2017|
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Hi there, our Aston experience tours run weekdays during Birmingham term time. For the summer holidays and weekends we run Open Aston where guests are welcome to view the Hall on a self guided basis with guides on hand to... More
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liz53westmidlands
2 May 2017|
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Hi there, we run our Aston Experience tours on weekdays and Open Aston on the weekends, so you are welcome to explore this grand old mansion at your own pace on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, during our summer season
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ianzicu
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I wouldn't have thought so, but I'm sure if you call ahead they may be able to arrange translators.
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