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Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Old Bedford Road, Luton LU2 7HA, England
+44 1582 546722
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Wardown Park museum transformed

We visited the Wardown Park museum one lunchtime in May, taking our sin (aged 10). I had previously... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John B
Luton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great museum, lovely tea room

Had a tour of the museum followed by afternoon tea for 22. Scones were particularly good! Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrea P
Luton, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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.
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Old Bedford Road, Luton LU2 7HA, England
+44 1582 546722
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Wardown Park museum one lunchtime in May, taking our sin (aged 10). I had previously visited myself many times as a young boy with my family. The museum has been totally transformed and extended from when I last visited as a child...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a tour of the museum followed by afternoon tea for 22. Scones were particularly good! Plenty of tea and coffee, worth a visit!

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has been transformed from when I came a few years ago. The museum is beautifully set out and is interactive. We had a great tour guide who was very enthusiastic and knowledgable. While you are here why not go for a cream tea.

Thank Dean T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wardown park has been revamped showing local Luton history. Well worth a visit in the school holidays for all ages.

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a rainy afternoon here, wand were very pleasantly surprised. It's free, and very detailed and there's lots of hands-on things to try. It's not huge but each part is really interesting. We would have gladly paid for a guide book detailing some of...More

Thank Liz F
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time have been back for a few years the place is not as cluttered and the new tearoom a great improvement limited food range but seating inside and out in the garden made for a pleasant lunch time

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to go here a lot as a child and so was interested to see the recent make over. They have changed a dusty museum to look like a Victorian life which highlights Luton life. There are interactive displays and picture which come to...More

Thank Fiona3BW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice collection of artefacts relating to Luton and beyond. This has only just re-opened and you can still smell the fresh paint. Well laid out, lovely cafe with good food. Staffed by volunteers apparently which is a sign of the times, but they are very...More

Thank steve b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The new jewel in the crown Luton has something special what an experience and great café great story telling for the young and old love the place

Thank Fitz1301
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband & I were born in Luton but moved away in 1990. We were staying with friends & decided to visit the museum of our childhood memories. We were absolutely delighted with the new look Wardown House. It was full of history & nostalgia...More

Thank Diane S
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