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Rare insight into a Bristol Tudor house

This compact free museum/house is well worth a visit. The upstairs rooms are of particular interest... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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A precious fragment of 17th century Bristol history

An excellent young host gave us an in depth picture of the building and it’s phases and changing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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What secrets lie behind the bright red door? Step inside the TARDIS and experience more than 400 years of history in the museum where you feel you have left the modern world behind. From 'royal party house' of the 16th Century to Victorian reform...more
Red Lodge Park Row, Bristol BS1 5LJ, England
+44 117 921 1360
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This compact free museum/house is well worth a visit. The upstairs rooms are of particular interest with many original Tudor features. The wood paneling & fireplaces are impressive. The staff were welcoming & enthusiastic. If your in town & have 30/45 mins to spare it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent young host gave us an in depth picture of the building and it’s phases and changing function. The building contains some beautifully conserved panelling, fire place surrounds, domestic furniture and plasterwork. There is also, now enclosed within a covered yard, a 40 foot...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited a couple of times. There is always a detail to look more closely. During Christmas the house was decorated and an orchestra was playing taking visitors back in time. Children were taught how make Christmas tree ornaments. All in all very nice...More

Thank Lena P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not open every day, so check the opening times before you go. This is a small museum and it takes you only 20 min to finish visiting.

Thank Lingfeng G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved to walk through those rooms. They really can make you want to live in those times. A little bit smaller than I've expected but would go there again.

Thank Mara P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden off Park Row this Tudor Museum has a wealth of features to fascinate adults and children. A recently discovered well, famous portrait of Queen Elizabeth 1, an Elizabethen Knot Garden with intricately carved furniture and wall panels. It's free to visit, really helpful and...More

3  Thank JulieJosh
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We came to the musuem after reading teh reviews and weren't disappointed. It's a small museum consiting of several Elizabethan and Georgian rooms. There is a human guide and a virtual screen, as well as information leaflets about the purposes of each room. It's free...More

2  Thank ellebtn
Reviewed 2 August 2018

My sister, husband and I visited here as one of the few places open on a Monday after they'd been staying for the weekend. Weirdly you get sent upstairs to start your tour in the room in the photo here (it's the route on the...More

1  Thank Frances R
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Love this is free!! The Oak Room, the only one of its kind before 1600, is the only one left in Bristol and considered the most complete Elizabethan room in the West Country. It doesn’t take look to go through the house so definitely worth...More

1  Thank genibre69
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We recommend this excellent historical house as it bowl a through 400 hundred years of history from the Elizabethans until the Regency period.

Thank Peter B
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20 June 2015|
Response from trishgwatt | Reviewed this property |
Check wikipedia for the opening times, it varies according different times of the year.