St. John's House Museum
St. John's House Museum
4.5
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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NO GENERAL PUBLIC ACCESS, OPEN TO PREBOOKED SCHOOL GROUPS AND GROUPS ONLY. St John's House, a Jacobean mansion located in Warwick, has a history spanning almost 900 years. The land on which it stands was originally used as a hospital in the 12th century. The current house has been used as a private residence, a school and administrative offices of the War Department. Latterly the building was bought by Warwickshire County Council and turned into a museum, which opened to the public in 1960. The building is closed to the general public and used exclusively by local school children for activities and learning sessions, galleries include a Victorian kitchen and schoolroom, displays on childhood, toys and games, costumes and learning space. It is available for paranormal events and venue hire.
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Sharon F
7 contributions
Not open as stated….. disappointed and tried twice same day to look inside at the exhibitions. Others couples also waiting and walked away. Website stated open .
Written 15 March 2022
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Mick B
Leamington Spa, UK34 contributions
Solo
Great place to go and look around RRF museums up stairs and very help guide who knows all about the regiment of Warwickshire. Down stair lot of stuff which bring mg back memories of warwick and schools days and the gardens look beautiful
Written 11 October 2020
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Master Jonjon
London, UK344 contributions
You'll also find the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum on its first floor.

THE HOUSE. This is a heritage house fitted with a regiment museum upstairs.

Built late 1660s.

GROUND FLOOR. The house’s history is squashed into two display boards and an audio track. You’ll find these besides the main entrance.

If you’re curious enough, you’ll find an inconspicuous corridor besides the boards. It leads to a recreated Victorian classroom and another room with a collection of toys.

FIRST FLOOR. Here you’ll find the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum. Heroic tales and personal life stories. Very local history.

LOCATION. A seven minute walk from Warwick Station. Exit the station and walk south along Station Road. Turn right into A429 and walk all along - the house is right across the street.

FUN FACT. “Fusil” is a late 17th century firearm. The regiment was named by King James II.
Written 21 December 2019
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Lee_Time_Traveler
Birmingham, UK317 contributions
£4 to get in not too bad
got some good stuff here but only problum is very small so was done in 30mins
Written 17 November 2019
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don_the_shirt
Leamington Spa, UK208 contributions
Friends
We took part in the escape room that was set up within part of the museum - so the room contained museum exhibits as well as clues to the escape. I'm led to believe that this was the first time that they had run the escape room experience (and it may be run again in the New Year). The experience was well thought through although some of the clues were a little vague. We did manage to escape and it was an enjoyable experience suitable for all the family.
Written 4 November 2019
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Baxterthetravelguy
Victoria, Canada669 contributions
It is a small display floor but for such a small area it has a lot of treasure. The staff/volunteers are wonderful and know their history (which sadly does not happen at a lot of museums).
Written 23 September 2019
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Rachael P
Birmingham, UK798 contributions
Family
I seen that the venue was part of the heritage open weekend and had a victorian school session. I booked my A.S.D son and i onto the workshop and off we went. Lovely people in costume. A house which was a museum and an aray of items to see. My son enjoyed the school lesson and i loved the fact he was able to engage with the three r's. We then had a wonder around and had a picnic in the garden. A real hidden gem. Reccomend to all! A variety of history, school, home, war and all inbetween.
Written 23 September 2019
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Chimaera
10 contributions
Friends
Visited on Friday 13th for a paranormal night. Parking was at a premium on site, although you can park near by on a pay and display car park.
We were limited to the rooms we were allowed to use, the kitchen, school room, attic and cellar. There were displays in the kitchen and school room which were interesting.
The exterior of the house was lovely with tidy gardens.
I would probably visit again during the day in the hope of seeing more of the property.
Written 15 September 2019
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chris504019
Daventry, UK1,442 contributions
I came to get info on my fathers regiment Royal warwickshire regiment and was impressed by the history of this regiment
Written 7 September 2019
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Ron
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This is a must for those who want to reminiss about childhoods gone by and to share memories with their children and grandchildren alike. Lots to see and do for all of the family.
Written 25 August 2019
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