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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 weeks ago

Full of families enjoying a pleasant day out weather wise. No guided tours when we went. Garden was busy with families too. Main gift shop on right hand side room gone. Small gift shop in the café to left hand side entrance. Nice plants in...More

Thank sportybirmingham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My school visited Aston hall two days in a row. It was very organised and the kids loved it . They had the chance to dress up and touch some of the amazing things around the building. The staff were very very helpful. Myself had...More

Thank jordycani
AstonHallBirmingham, Senior Museum Enabler at Aston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful review! We're very pleased to hear you all had a great trip, and everyone was able to get involved and enjoy the day! We aim to be as accessible as possible so it's really great to hear such positive feedback :) We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with the grandchildren was great lots of little ones dressed up. The organisers had several events through the year book reading story telling with children in mind. characters dressed up. lovely afternoon. has a gift shop and cafe and garden to look around

Thank Missey2
AstonHallBirmingham, Senior Museum Enabler at Aston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a lovely review! We're very glad to hear you have enjoyed our family friendly events this year - we look forward to more next summer!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on a saturday with my 5yr old, and newborn in a pushchair, as it was free to get in. My daughter enjoyed running around in the gardens outside. There were brightly coloured chairs to sit on. There were areas with a few steps...More

Thank Katie W
AstonHallBirmingham, Senior Museum Enabler at Aston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Katie, we were very pleased to hear your daughter enjoyed Lady Holte's garden and exploring the hall with the help of our free children's trails! You are correct that due to the nature of the building (being grade 1 listed)...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Always love visiting Aston Hall, it’s one of my favourite all tile houses, have visited this Home with my parents in the 70s right upto now, will always come back x

Thank Michelle S
AstonHallBirmingham, Senior Museum Enabler at Aston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Michelle, thank you for a lovely review! We're always pleased to hear that we're a family favourite!

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderfully impressive house from the outside and interesting room displays inside. It's a shame that the garden is a bit run down as it could amazing.

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This Jacobean house is quite breathtaking, both inside and out. The volunteer guides especially Steve D, really impressed us with their knowledge and enthusiasm. An easy bus ride from the city centre, and situated in a lovely park right next to the Aston Villa football...More

Thank Anne W
AstonHallBirmingham, Senior Museum Enabler at Aston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for a lovely review Anne! We're very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and Steve was especially delighted to receive your praises! We do hope you shall visit again soon :)

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Beautiful house and grounds right in the middle of the city. Excellent tour guides who told us lots of interesting facts and stories about the place. Lovely tea shop.

Thank jo312017
AstonHallBirmingham, Senior Museum Enabler at Aston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for a lovely review! Our volunteer tour guides will be thrilled to hear you enjoyed their stories about this grand old mansion! We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Great walks and views at this local beautiful landmark. Nice cafe to have a break. Definitely recommend for a sunday morning walk

Thank Alastair N
AstonHallBirmingham, Senior Museum Enabler at Aston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for a lovely review! We're really glad to hear you enjoyed the grounds of this grand old mansion and a stop in our café :) We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

visited here with my 8yr old she had a wonderful time exploring the house doing the Aston hall trail finding objects to the clues and then given a certificate at the end,staff all lovely and lucky it's right on my doorstep,worth a visit and suits...More

Thank sperkin
AstonHallBirmingham, Senior Museum Enabler at Aston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for a lovely review! We are so pleased to hear your daughter enjoyed exploring the hall with our children's trail! We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

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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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Response from AstonHallBirmingham | Property representative |
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
5 March 2017|
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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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