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  • Worcestershire Hidden Gems

Museum, free entry

WORCS HIDDEN GEMS

Tudor House Heritage Centre

Tudor House Heritage Centre

Address

Friar Street,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR1 2NA

Details

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 not crowded with furniture but open for you to see. A few choice exhibits (most of which 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 Tudor Rat trail to follow around the house.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsSpanish signs/guidesAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Opening details

Open all year
Open Christmas

From: 05/01/2013
To: 31/12/2013

Wednesday: 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday: 13:00 - 16:00 (Summer Only)

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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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

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access