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Worcestershire County Museum

Worcestershire County Museum

Address

Hartlebury Castle,
Hartlebury,
Nr. Kidderminster,
DY11 7XZ

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 27 Sep Public Enquiry
Sat 12 Mar - Thu 1 Mar WWI - A Happy Convalescence
Tue 25 - Fri 28 Oct Hartlebury Halloween
Sat 29 Oct Tales of Terror
Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec Christmas at the Castle

Details

WWhether you are looking for a chance to learn about everything from Romans to Regency, a peaceful stroll through nature or just a nice cup of tea and a cake Worcestershire County Museum, housed in historic Hartlebury Castle, has it all.

Hartlebury Castle, near Kidderminster, has been home to the Bishops of Worcester for over 1000 years. Exploring the servant's wing of the Castle you will find the fascinating and varied collections of the Worcestershire County Museum including toys, domestic items, beautiful costume, craftwork by the Bromsgrove Guild and ancient archaeological finds. New galleries in the museum explore the geographical wonders of Worcestershire the County's Agricultural history and the importance of water to the region. Themed rooms based on the Victorian and Civil War periods to give visitors an idea of how their ancestors lived in the past. The Castle also features some original rooms such as the scullery and laundry and room sets like the schoolroom and nursery. Within the grounds of the Castle you will find a 300 year old Cider Mill, a nature reserve, picnic areas and the Transport Gallery which houses a large collection of horse-drawn vehicles, cars, bicycles and a fabulous display of Gypsy caravans.

The café will accommodate a large group and group visits. We can also provide a buffet or a 2 or 3 course set meal.

For more information, including menu options, please download our Group Visit Information Pack.

If you would like to make a group booking please fill in the Group Booking Form in the pack and post completed forms to Worcestershire County Museum, Hartlebury Castle, Hartlebury, Kidderminster, DY11 7XZ. If you require catering please also fill in the Catering Booking Form and return to us at least two weeks prior to your visit.

If you have any questions or would like to check available dates please contact the Museum on 01299 250416.

Catering available for groups

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcome

Opening details

Open Bank Holiday Mondays 11am - 5pm

Prices

Admission prices for groups are £4.50 (adults) and £2.25 (concessions) during the day or £9.00 (adults) and £4.50 (concessions) for an evening visit.

The driver of each group of 20+ visitors will be given free admission to the museum and a £5 refreshment voucher for use in the cafe.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SO 836712  Lat: 52.33916 Long: -2.24204

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Hartlebury Railway Station station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome