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Tudor House Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Small but fascinating museum -helpful knowledgeable staff

Though an interesting Tudor house, the exhibitions were related to far more modern times. In fact... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nozemuk
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
A step back in time

Very interesting visit. Manned by volunteers whom obviously took some pride in the property. It... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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This beautiful 16th century building in the heart of historic Friar Street is run as a museum by volunteers. Displays focus on the house's past, as a home to Tudor weavers through to its use as an ARP Warden's office in WW2, and a school clinic...more
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Friar Street, Worcester, Worcester WR1 2NA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though an interesting Tudor house, the exhibitions were related to far more modern times. In fact the 20th century material was by far the most memorable. From what I could work out, Tudor House is run mainly by volunteers and the ones I spoke to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review! Yes, the museum is run almost entirely by volunteers: they have been operating it as an independent charity since 2004, so they've really done an incredible job. I'm very pleased you enjoyed your visit. Best, Tonia, Museum Manager

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Very interesting visit. Manned by volunteers whom obviously took some pride in the property. It doesnt take long to go around but worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for your review! The volunteers do take a lot of pride in the museum and what they've achieved with very limited resources is quite something. Best, Tonia Museum Manager

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Glad we visited this little gem of a museum. The building is interesting and the displays informative. Enjoyed seeing the school clinic.

Date of experience: October 2018
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TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for your review! Really pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit so much. Best, Tonia Museum Manager

Reviewed 18 October 2018

We always visit this museum when in Worcester. There is always something new to see. The staff are very knowledgable and friendly. The tea room is a must very reasonable prices and tea served in china cups. Again the staff were very friendly telling us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

It's always great to hear how visitors enjoy their repeat visits. Thank you for your continued support of our musuem! Best, Tonia Collett Museum Manager

Reviewed 6 October 2018

We fell upon this museum whilst visiting Worcester and was invited in by a volunteer guide. So glad we went in to look around. All the volunteers were so friendly and wanted to tell us all about the different parts of the building and help...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

What a very kind review! Thank you for your lovely comments - I shall pass them on to the volunteer team as they really enjoy hearing how much people have enjoyed their visit. If you can remember the name of the volunteer who invited you...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this little gem whilst moored at Worscester marina. It’s run by volunteers and is worth a visit. The building is a delightful Elizabethan house where you see a typical bedroom and the front room which was used to sell ale! Then you zip...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Dear Jane Thank you for your review and we're really pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. Yes, the video about the changes to the city centre does make people stop and think! Best, Tonia

Reviewed 22 September 2018

A really interesting mixture of the fascinating history of the buildings and the people who inhabited them plus a wider history of the city over the last 600+ years. Put together and run by people who clearly have a true passion for history and ensuring...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hello Diane and thank you for your extremely kind review, not to mention the call for donations! I will pass your comments on to the volunteer team as they really appreciate knowing how much visitors have enjoyed their experience. It really is down to their...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

My daughter and I had a very enjoyable visit to this premises in 16/9/18. The staff were most welcoming, we thoroughly enjoyed our time there.

Date of experience: September 2018
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TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review Anna! The team are really pleased you and your daughter enjoyed your visit. Best, Tonia Museum Manager

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Lots of historical artefacts and information to be seen in a very historical building. Things for children to da and a cafe aswell.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Worcester is full of history through the centuries and here within the museum and commanders you will learn so much. Thoroughly worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
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TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Lynn, thank you for your kind review! We do make a good pair with the Commandery. I'm pleased you enjoyed visiting the both of us. Best, Tonia

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296KarenC296
29 October 2016|
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Response from TudorHouse1550 | Property representative |
Hello Karen At the Foregate Street station, turn left and walk along the Foregate for approximately 200 yards. Turn left down St Swithin's Street and then right at the corner of the Cornmarket (next to the rather fancy... More
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Hello - Trip Advisor rules mean I can't post a link, but the website address is on our Trip Advisor page. We are open 10-4 on Wednesday and Saturday, plus Thursdays in the summer. (We're volunteer run.) We hope to see you... More
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