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Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Old Bedford Road, Luton LU2 7HA, England
+44 1582 546722
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Still has the magic.

I hadn't visited the museum for quite a while so I thought I'd pop in with the grandkids. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Luton, United Kingdom
via mobile
What a surprise

We visited one sunny Sunday whilst the son was at football. It was well laid out and really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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Wardown House, Museum and Gallery is situated in the beautiful landscaped Wardown Park, on the outskirts of Luton town centre. The museum houses a range of displays throughout the building, including the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Gallery and the popular Luton Life Gallery. The museum underwent a redevelopment during 2016, reopening in April 2017. Wardown House, Museum and Gallery also holds events and activities for all ages and interests throughout the year.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Old Bedford Road, Luton LU2 7HA, England
+44 1582 546722
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't visited the museum for quite a while so I thought I'd pop in with the grandkids. They absolutely loved it and I must admit, the sights, sounds and smells took me right back to when I went as a kid.

Thank luckytraveller99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited one sunny Sunday whilst the son was at football. It was well laid out and really interesting. The guide was welcoming and knowledgeable. I'll definitely be back... this time to try the cafeteria which looked lovely

Thank jillybacon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Wardown Park with my young grandson. This is a ride of Luton that people never hear about. The park has a river running through it, populated by a plethora of water fowl . A playground for small children and a refreshment pavilion, tennis...More

Thank lin445
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The museum has been extensively refurbished. Lots to see and interact with. Very interesting. Cafe had very limited choices of food. They do not do afternoons in school holidays as they are too busy!!!! Couldn't understand that really as they were selling cakes and sandwiches.tea...More

Thank judithberesford
LutonCulture, Manager at Wardown House, Museum and Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi, We are glad you enjoyed the new refurbished Wardown House Museum. We are not able to offer Afternoon Tea during the school holidays as our café is very busy and we do not feel that we would be able to offer a relaxing afternoon...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park and lovely coffee! Food also available and tasty (although quite expensive.) Museum is free so worth a mooch!

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

On arrival this museum ticks a few boxes, free entrance and ample free parking very close to the impressive looking house which has had a lot of lottery funding spent on it recently. Once inside, there are quite a few interactive displays which are interesting...More

Thank w0tcha
LutonCulture, Manager at Wardown House, Museum and Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi, I am glad that you enjoyed your visit. One of the listening posts is off seeing the Dr as it lost its voice, but will be working again soon. With the high turnover of visitors that we are currently seeing, a little wear and...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

My husband and I visited this Museum on Saturday. What a wonderful surprise it was. The relaxed way the museum is laid out with many interactive, wonderful displaying of their artifacts. You can sit down, take out the Article book and review all the treasures...More

Thank Raffers28
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had friends visiting from the north one of whom had been born here in the 40's and her husband who had not been here since 1969. We all found it very enlightening bringing back old memories and bringing us up to date with modern...More

Thank pensionerpat
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I've been to this place for many year but since the change I went for the first with my University friends on Wednesday 9th August and it was wonderful. I thoroughly enjoyed the place. Being a Lutonian, that museum was money well spent. I enjoyed...More

Thank Krish G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Having visited the museum many times over the years I was very interested in seeing the changes to the museum, it was a very interesting few hours and enjoyed the interactive table, some of the old toys brought back memories and then we had a...More

Thank Susan O
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