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  • Worcestershire Hidden Gems

Museum, next open Thu 16 Mar 2017 - Thu 15 Mar 2018, free entry


Tudor House Heritage Centre

Tudor House Heritage Centre


Friar Street,


Situated on one of the most historic streets in Worcester this16th century timber framed building brings a vanished Worcester back to life. Inside the house you can see the original wattle and daub of the walls and trace 500 year old carpenter’s marks on some of the timber joints.

Inside the rooms are open for you to see the wonderful architecture, including a splendid Tudor ceiling. Interactive exhibits that you can touch as well as look at are complemented by fascinating interpretations of the history of this ancient city.

You can follow the house’s fascinating history from its origins as separate weaver’s cottagers to the Cross Keys Tavern, Mr Cadbury’s Coffee House, a school clinic and World War II ARP Warden’s office and billeting centre. Worcester’s industrial heritage is shown in rare archive photographs and artefacts.

Especially for children there are games to play, a dressing up box and our own Barnaby Mouse trail to follow around the house.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsSpanish signs/guidesAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Out of hours tours available.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Thu 16 Mar 2017 - Thu 15 Mar 2018 Wed - Thu 10:00 to 16:00 | Sat 10:00 to 16:00
Tudor House is open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10am - 4pm. Last entry at 3.30pm.
Out of hours school and group visits by arrangement.
Closed over Christmas and New Year.


Free entry



See location of Tudor House Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SO 851545  Lat: 52.18938 Long: -2.21860

By Road

Leave M5 at J7. Follow signs for city centre and park at the most convenient car park for yourself. Friar St runs parallel to the High Street, the main shopping street in Worcester

Directions from Worcester Foregate Street Train Station

Come out of station and turn left into Foregate and then the High Street. Pass The Guildhall turn left down Pump Street then right into Friar Street. Tudor House is 50 metres along, on the left.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Foregate Street station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Out of hours tours available.