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Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Oasis in Luton

Only visited on a whim but so pleased I did. Very nicely put together exhibits in a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Letchworth, United Kingdom
Happy surprise

Been meaning for ages to visit as my last visit was about 20years ago! Lovely revamp, the rooms... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Luton, 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...more
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Old Bedford Road, Luton LU2 7HA, England
+44 1582 546722
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All reviews local history billiard room interactive displays lottery funding brought back memories old lady outdoor section dining room worth a visit pleasant couple of hours beautiful building free entertainment tennis courts free entrance tea room interesting visit coffee and cake
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to see the house and get a feel for the refurbished building. It has now been turned back to a family home and changed around some what, it was interesting but I guess I felt it lost a lot of Luton's history. The...More

Thank Carmansteve
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Only visited on a whim but so pleased I did. Very nicely put together exhibits in a beautiful setting off a busy main road out of Luton town centre. Good fun for adults and great for children.

Thank 121howard123
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Been meaning for ages to visit as my last visit was about 20years ago! Lovely revamp, the rooms are lovely, just enough to keep the kids occupied but not overwhelmed. Delighted to see the 'lace lady' (if you want as a child you won't have...More

Thank 671lynneb
Reviewed 9 October 2018

educational for the kids, amazing little cafe with food service available too. really happy that I have been here for a small trip out with the family and young ones too who thoroughly enjoyed all of the interactive things to do in the museum. all...More

Thank Elisa H
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

It’s nice pretty building, with surroundings, next to a park and garden full of beautiful flowers, I’ve been there a few time before the refurbishment it’s full of information for WW2 the children love it. Will go again to view soon.

Thank sf786
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Great place for kids especially school age , plenty of local history to learn about my grand children thouraly enjoyed coupled with a beautiful park , boating lake & play area .

Thank pollymac50
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I saw this was the number one attraction in Luton so popped in whilst in the area. Only a short walk from the station, it takes you a countryside area. This old manor house is now a local museum of Luton. Downstairs are all sorts...More

1  Thank Crazy_Jim_83
Reviewed 11 September 2018

There is so much history in the house, I love that they made an idea of a ghost with a projector but when I asked a member of staff if the house really was haunted I found out that it was!!! It made the day...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 4 September 2018

So this is the last day of the holidays and Wardown is one of our local museums. This is a truly hidden gem... I was surprised at was was classed as museum worthy... There were a lot of things from my childhood... such as record...More

Thank Globetrottersanon
Reviewed 28 August 2018

lovely old house to wander round lots to see and do than outside the park is good with a lake tennis courts outdoor bowls and swings for the Children

1  Thank AnnB1880
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29 August 2018|
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Response from LutonCulture | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately we are not currently able to offer a halal option for afternoon tea, however we do offer a vegetarian selection, which we can combine with fish options.
Natal A
12 May 2018|
Response from LutonCulture | Property representative |
Hi Angela, We are a free entry site. Many Thanks Jo