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Mrs Enid Poulson

Wonderful building with fascinating history. Has lots of events on all year round for the family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Enid P
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Truly an amazing building!

Please make the time to visit this ancient wooden building. There is so much history here and one... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Steve S
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful building with fascinating history. Has lots of events on all year round for the family. Story telling Murder Mystery events history of the Staffordshire Regiment and lots of goodies to purchase. Lots of steps to climb but worth the effort. Excellent knowledgeable staff. Worth...More

Thank Enid P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The High House is a really beautiful building a center point of what was a vibrant high street, but to be honest, the local council have decimated what was once a vibrant town center. They've built out an 'outskirts of town' shopping mall and the...More

Thank JCB933
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Please make the time to visit this ancient wooden building. There is so much history here and one can only imagine what has taken place form top to bottom in this historic house. Whilst the displays are interesting it is the building itself that I...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

So so sad to see me home town of Stafford being butchered architecturally. I was visibly shocked on my return to see what the Town had become. Most of the remaining ex Public buildings e.g. The William Salt Library, Shire Hall, Old registry office, former...More

Thank Soulman450
Reviewed 17 July 2018

A fascinating visit as we climbed three stairs. The period costumes and settings were interesting if not magnificent. But the plans showing how the building was put together with the aid of a ladder or two was astonishing. The timber was a wonder to behold...More

Thank donhawthorn
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Situated in the centre of Stafford, this is a wonderful old building with rooms decorated and furnished in the periods during the building was in use. Lots of stairs so not ideal for those with mobility problems

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 15 July 2018

What a great find this was. The lady on reception was super and explained all about the house. The building and its rooms are so interesting and beautifully set out.

Thank Phoenix3_11
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Really found the house interesting and there is also a military museum on the top floor that was fascinating.it's also free to employer the house but we felt a donation was deserved.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The Ancient High House is a wonderful activity in Stafford. It is a free attraction. It has three floors of exhibits. The top floor is all military. When going up the stairs have a look out the windows, there is a great view of the...More

Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Ancient House lies in the main shopping area of Stafford and is said to be the oldest house in Stafford. It covers three floors each with a number of rooms giving the history of Stafford. I believe these are changeable. The floors are reached...More

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Sam_Seal
20 July 2017|
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There may be trademan's entrance and lift at the back but not sure. There are issues for disabled customers wanting access to the fine period building.
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Zooey01
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There are several car parks nearby, on Broad St, Chell Rd and the Guildhall Centre. All are pay-for. There are disabled spaces on these car parks and it's best to read the terms - e.g. Broad St & Chell Rd the 1st 4 hours... More
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