Tudor House and Garden

Tudor House and Garden Discover and explore over 800 years of history on one site. Last entry 45 mins before closing.
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Adult: £5.00 Child 5 and over: £4.00 Child under 5: free Family (2 adults, 3 children): £15 Concessions: over 60s and students: £4.00 Free admission for carers accompanying a paying disabled person.

Sadly our next 𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗲𝗮 is sold out 😔, but the other dates still have spaces. If you fancy your cultural fix a bit s...
27/01/2020

Sadly our next 𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗲𝗮 is sold out 😔, but the other dates still have spaces. If you fancy your cultural fix a bit sooner why not book on to our first ever 𝗧𝘂𝗱𝗼𝗿 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗧𝗵𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆 on Thursday 27th February! Helen Wallbridge will be giving us a talk on the nearby American Wall- we can't wait!🎉🥳 More details ⤵️
https://tudorhouseandgarden.com/event/tudor-house-thinking-thursday-talk-the-d-day-wall/

Can anyone help us identify where this is? One of our visitors is trying to locate this house, which is at the bottom of...
23/01/2020

Can anyone help us identify where this is? One of our visitors is trying to locate this house, which is at the bottom of town near Tudor House. Any help would be gratefully received.

Wizard School is back this Half Term! 🧙‍♂️ Join witch Kate for a fun-filled session inspired by everyone's favourite wiz...
22/01/2020

Wizard School is back this Half Term! 🧙‍♂️ Join witch Kate for a fun-filled session inspired by everyone's favourite wizard with specs! Make a wand, magic potion and search in the garden with our wizard trail! Sessions will be on Tuesday 18th February (10.30am-12noon and 1-2.30pm) and cost only £7 per child (5-13 years)! Ring us on 023 8083 4536 to book on!

Here's a quick quiz... which English monarch is this (no cheating!)? Clue: he had an older brother called Arthur. Answer...
20/01/2020

Here's a quick quiz... which English monarch is this (no cheating!)? Clue: he had an older brother called Arthur. Answer to follow later.

Are you a teacher studying the Second World War? Have you  brought your class to Tudor House to take part in our Wartime...
19/01/2020

Are you a teacher studying the Second World War? Have you brought your class to Tudor House to take part in our Wartime Day? Join an interactive workshop and then delve under the town to discover the town's air-raid shelters. Give us a ring on 023 8083 2810 or email [email protected] for more info!

Do you like a bargain? Do you enjoy a fun trip out? Do you enjoy cream tea? If you've answered 'yes' to any of those que...
18/01/2020

Do you like a bargain? Do you enjoy a fun trip out? Do you enjoy cream tea? If you've answered 'yes' to any of those questions you'll LOVE our 'Tour and Tea' offer! For only £8 you'll enjoy a guided tour of the house, a tea and scone and have admission to the museum for the day! Our next tour and tea will be on Sunday 23rd Feb and the tour will begin at 2pm. Book tickets by giving us a 📞 on 023 8083 4536!

There's loads going on this half term across our venues! If anything takes your fancy give us  a  📞 on 023 8083 4536! 🎨👩...
17/01/2020

There's loads going on this half term across our venues! If anything takes your fancy give us a 📞 on 023 8083 4536! 🎨👩‍🎨⚔🏛

Check out this amazing photo of Tudor House from the late nineteenth century! Notice how Blue Anchor Lane was a shadowy ...
16/01/2020

Check out this amazing photo of Tudor House from the late nineteenth century! Notice how Blue Anchor Lane was a shadowy alleyway caught between the house and a pub!

Coming up soon:
15/01/2020

Coming up soon:

Looking for something to do this spring? Why not join one of our monthly art clubs:

Mini Monets / ages 2 - 6 / at the Gallery / Saturdays: 22 Feb / 28 Mar / 18 April / 9 May / 11am - 12pm / £6 per session

The Young Ones / ages 7 - 13 / at the Gallery / Saturdays: 15 Feb / 21 March / 25 April / 16 May / 10.30am - 12.30pm / £9 per session

ARTefacts / / ages 7 - 13 / at Tudor House Museum / Saturdays: 22 Feb / 14 March / 11 April / 2 May / 10.30am - 12.30pm / £9 per session

To book a spot or find out more give us a call on 023 8083 4536.

Over the course of this year we'll be offering a number of weekday daytime sessions called 𝗧𝘂𝗱𝗼𝗿 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗧𝗵𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆...
14/01/2020

Over the course of this year we'll be offering a number of weekday daytime sessions called 𝗧𝘂𝗱𝗼𝗿 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗧𝗵𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀. These are one-off adult talks, tours or handling sessions exploring an aspect of Southampton's incredible team. To book on give us a 📞 on 023 8083 4536!

2020 is the year of anniversary events marking the sailing of the Mayflower from Southampton in 1620. Stay tuned for mor...
13/01/2020

2020 is the year of anniversary events marking the sailing of the Mayflower from Southampton in 1620. Stay tuned for more information or check out the main website here: https://www.mayflower400uk.org/. Here at Tudor House we also offer a brand new Mayflower schools session- give our amazing bookings officer Becky a ring on 023 8083 2810 for more details!

ARTefacts, a new art club for 7 - 13 year olds is coming to Tudor House on Sat 22 Feb 10.30am - 12.30pm.  People have be...
13/01/2020

ARTefacts, a new art club for 7 - 13 year olds is coming to Tudor House on Sat 22 Feb 10.30am - 12.30pm. People have been making art here at the house for centuries - you can be inspired by our collection, including this 450 year old graffiti, to learn new techniques and create your own fabulous artworks with new forest artist, Linn O'Carroll.

Spaces cost £9 per child and you can book by giving us a call during office hours on 023 8083 4536.

Session dates for the Spring term are: 22 Feb / 14 March / 11 April / 2 May.

Our next 🏛𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗲𝗮 is on Sunday 23rd February. Join an expert in exploring the house, including the attic and cellar...
11/01/2020

Our next 🏛𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗲𝗮 is on Sunday 23rd February. Join an expert in exploring the house, including the attic and cellars and then finish off the experience with a lovely cup of tea ☕️and a scone with cream and jam! What better use of a Sunday afternoon! Tickets cost only £8 and include admission to the museum. Experience starts at 2pm. Give us a 📞 on 023 8083 4536 to book on!

We're really excited about our 'Tudor House Thinking Thursdays', a brand new series of eclectic talks, tours and worksho...
10/01/2020

We're really excited about our 'Tudor House Thinking Thursdays', a brand new series of eclectic talks, tours and workshops about the history of Southampton! Our first session is on Thursday 27th February (11am-12.30pm) when we'll be joined by Helen Wallbridge to find out more about the nearby American Wall. Tickets cost £8 (add £6.50 to include lunch in our café afterwards) and includes entrance to the museum. 📞023 8083 4536

Coming up this half term...
10/01/2020

Coming up this half term...

Our friends at Southampton Archaeology Society are hosting a talk at St Joseph's Hall (over the road from Tudor House) t...
09/01/2020

Our friends at Southampton Archaeology Society are hosting a talk at St Joseph's Hall (over the road from Tudor House) this coming Tuesday at 7.30pm. More details ⤵️👍⛏

ARTefacts - a new monthly art club for 7 - 13 year olds is coming to Tudor House this spring.  Join artist Linn O'Carrol...
08/01/2020

ARTefacts - a new monthly art club for 7 - 13 year olds is coming to Tudor House this spring. Join artist Linn O'Carroll to use a range of techniques and materials and create your own artwork; inspired the history of the house and the city's vast archaeological collection.

Sessions will be running 10.30am - 12.30pm 22 Feb / 14 March / 11 April / 2 May and can be booked individually. Places cost £9 per person. Give us a call on 023 8083 4536

Are you a teacher? Have you considered that Tudor House could be the perfect school trip? Take part in inspiring and int...
07/01/2020

Are you a teacher? Have you considered that Tudor House could be the perfect school trip? Take part in inspiring and interactive workshops and guided tours and explore the house during self-guided study. With a wide range of topics explored, there's something for everyone! Give our education team a 📞 on 023 8083 2810 for more details! 🏛
https://tudorhouseandgarden.com/hands-on-learning/schools/

We're running our next ⭐️Home Education Day⭐️ on Monday 10th February (10.30am-12.30pm)! This is an opportunity for home...
05/01/2020

We're running our next ⭐️Home Education Day⭐️ on Monday 10th February (10.30am-12.30pm)! This is an opportunity for home educators to take part in a fun, interactive session, with admission to the museum also included! This session will be on 'Southampton Through Time' and will include a hands-on workshop followed by a guided walk around the Old Town! All for only £8 per child! For more information and to book tickets just give us a ring on 023 8083 4536! 😁📞🏛

If you're 7 - 13 years old and looking for something to do on a Saturday, why not come along to our new monthly art club...
04/01/2020

If you're 7 - 13 years old and looking for something to do on a Saturday, why not come along to our new monthly art club, ARTefacts? Be inspired by the house's spaces and objects, like King John's Palace pictured here, to create your own fabulous artworks.

Sessions run 10.30am - 12.30pm Sat 22 Feb / 14 March / 11 April / 2 May and spaces cost just £9 per person. Sessions can be booked individually. Just give us a call on 023 8083 4536.

02/01/2020

Happy New Year!

Just to make everyone aware that unfortunately we have had to cancel 1.30-3pm Frozen workshop. The 11am-12.30pm is still going ahead but is fully booked. We apologise for any inconvenience and Tudor House is open as normal.

Calling all 7 - 13 year olds! Looking for something new? Like history? Like art? Be inspired by the history of the house...
01/01/2020
Exhibitions and Events January to April 2020

Calling all 7 - 13 year olds! Looking for something new? Like history? Like art? Be inspired by the history of the house and the city's vast archaeological collection to make new artwork with local artist Linn O'Carroll at ARTefacts, our new monthly Saturday morning art club.

First session is 22 Feb. For full details see our brochure: https://issuu.com/sotonculturevulture/docs/gallery_guide_a4_web_jan-april2020_issuu and to book please call us on 023 8083 4536.

Welcome to a new year of exhibitions and events across Southampton’s museums and gallery. We have a wonderful range of new displays from the city’s collections for you to enjoy alongside an exciting programme of workshops, talks and special events for those who want to get more involved. We look...

Find out what's coming up in our museums and art gallery in the new year with our Jan – April 2020 programme - There's s...
20/12/2019
Exhibitions and Events January to April 2020

Find out what's coming up in our museums and art gallery in the new year with our Jan – April 2020 programme - There's some exciting workshops, talks, events, and exhibitions.

You can pick one up from our venues or view it here: http://bit.ly/33IwZh9

Welcome to a new year of exhibitions and events across Southampton’s museums and gallery. We have a wonderful range of new displays from the city’s collections for you to enjoy alongside an exciting programme of workshops, talks and special events for those who want to get more involved. We look...

09/12/2019

Book some new year Frozen Fun at Tudor House! Enjoy stories and crafts on Thurs 2 Jan / 11am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 3pm.

Suitable for age 3 +, places cost £6 and make an ideal Christmas present.

Call us on 023 8083 4536 to book a place.

Mice!  Not real ones thank goodness.  Visitors to Tudor House this Christmas can have fun spotting our costumed furry fr...
06/12/2019

Mice! Not real ones thank goodness. Visitors to Tudor House this Christmas can have fun spotting our costumed furry friends over the festive season. Tell our team how many you've found and win a tiny festive treat.

Huge thanks to the NT at Mottisfont Abbey for loaning us their mice and to our very talented volunteer group Make and Mend for the gorgeous costumes and accessories...

TOP TIP: keep your eyes peeled in the WW2 air raid shelter

In Southampton this weekend? Join us for a festive craft workshop and explore the house! On Saturday we will be making e...
06/12/2019

In Southampton this weekend? Join us for a festive craft workshop and explore the house! On Saturday we will be making embossed Christmas cards and on Sunday we'll be designing fabulous peg fairies... scroll down for details.

Embossed cards / All ages / £4 / Sat 7 Dec / 1.30pm - sold out / 2.30pm - limited availability / 3.30pm - good availability

Peg Fairies / 5 - 13 years / £7 / Sun 8 Dec / 1.30pm - limited availability.

Call 023 8083 4536 to book a spot.

We've been seeking inspiration from fellow peg fairy enthusiasts!  If you have a small person who would enjoy designing ...
04/12/2019

We've been seeking inspiration from fellow peg fairy enthusiasts! If you have a small person who would enjoy designing and making their own, come and join us at our Christmas peg fairy workshop this Sunday at 1.30pm. Places cost £7 per child, which includes free entry to see the house dressed for Christmas. Call us on 023 8083 4536 to book.

Did you know, cess and refuse pits are an archaeologist's dream? It may sound horrible, but lots of information can be u...
22/11/2019

Did you know, cess and refuse pits are an archaeologist's dream? It may sound horrible, but lots of information can be uncovered about the way our ancestors lived from their faeces and what they threw away.

An 18th century cesspit and cellars were discovered in Paradise Row during the recent Bargate excavations.

What to know what we found here? Discover this and much more at our Bargate Exhibition.

Please note that Tudor House and Garden will be closing at 3pm on Saturday 30 November for a Private Hire. Last entry wi...
20/11/2019

Please note that Tudor House and Garden will be closing at 3pm on Saturday 30 November for a Private Hire. Last entry will be 2.15pm. Apologies for any inconvenience this might cause.

If you're also interested in hiring out Tudor House for a wedding or event please email [email protected] to find out more!

Get into the Christmas spirit at Tudor House and Garden with our weekend of family festivities  - Sat 7 and Sun 8 Dec / ...
15/11/2019

Get into the Christmas spirit at Tudor House and Garden with our weekend of family festivities - Sat 7 and Sun 8 Dec / 10am-5pm

Book a visit to Father Christmas or one of our adult or kid’s activities and you’ll get to explore the house for free. Find out what's on here: https://tudorhouseandgarden.com/christmas

The results are in!Everybody, meet Bones, the Bargate dog.Come and visit Bones at the Bargate exhibition currently on at...
12/11/2019

The results are in!

Everybody, meet Bones, the Bargate dog.

Come and visit Bones at the Bargate exhibition currently on at Tudor House. Discover more about the the Bargate excavations and Southampton's past.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote.

A massive thank you to The National Lottery! @HeritageFundUK support enabled us to refurbish the amazing Tudor House and...
12/11/2019

A massive thank you to The National Lottery! @HeritageFundUK support enabled us to refurbish the amazing Tudor House and Garden in 2011.
800 years of history in one place - with many more to come! #NationalLottery25

Beads at the ready, here at the house we're getting ready for a Christmas crafterthon! On Saturday 30 Nov, it's beaded w...
11/11/2019

Beads at the ready, here at the house we're getting ready for a Christmas crafterthon! On Saturday 30 Nov, it's beaded wire decorations from 10.30am - 1pm. All materials and refreshments included and all welcome. Spaces cost £20 per person. Call us on 023 8083 4536 to book a spot.

Top off your tree with a traditional peg fairy this Christmas!  Join us at the house on Saturday 7 December  at 1.30pm o...
10/11/2019

Top off your tree with a traditional peg fairy this Christmas! Join us at the house on Saturday 7 December at 1.30pm or 3.30pm to make a delightful tree topper. Costing £7 per child, the ticket includes free entry to the house, which will be dressed at its Christmassy best! Call us on 023 8083 4536 to book a place.

The end of November and beginning of December sees the anniversary of one of the city's most devastating events- the Sou...
08/11/2019

The end of November and beginning of December sees the anniversary of one of the city's most devastating events- the Southampton Blitz. To commemorate this, Dr Andy Russel will be hosting a special guided walk on Saturday 30th November (11am and then at 2pm), exploring the affect of the bombings on Southampton, including visits into areas used as air-raid shelters. More details can be found ⤵️
https://tudorhouseandgarden.com/event/anniversary-blitz-walking-tour/ #wewillrememberthem

Get in the festive spirit at our Tudor House craft weekend.On Saturday 7 Dec 10.30am - 1pm we will be making hand sewn f...
07/11/2019

Get in the festive spirit at our Tudor House craft weekend.

On Saturday 7 Dec 10.30am - 1pm we will be making hand sewn felt decorations at our workshop Gingerbread Men and MORE! Spaces cost just £20 per person and include free entry to the house.

Christmas at Tudor House continues... On 8 Dec we'll be making embossed Christmas cards at 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.  M...
06/11/2019

Christmas at Tudor House continues... On 8 Dec we'll be making embossed Christmas cards at 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Make a set (using recycled materials!) for just £4 per person and enjoy free entry to the house. Suitable for adults and children alike, you can prebook by calling 023 8083 4536.

Christmas is coming at Tudor House!  Book a place on Linn O Carroll's Christmas Festive Wreath workshop on Sunday 8 Dece...
06/11/2019

Christmas is coming at Tudor House! Book a place on Linn O Carroll's Christmas Festive Wreath workshop on Sunday 8 December 10.30am - 1pm and enjoy free entry to the house for the day. All welcome and all materials provided. Spaces cost £25 and you can book by calling 023 8083 4536 or popping in to one of our venues.

Address

Bugle Street
Southampton
SO14 2AD

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 15:00
Thursday 10:00 - 15:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

02380834242

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Could somebody please advise how much myself and a colleague might be looking at to hire this venue for a paranormal investigation? Saturday evening in April if possible. Many thanks.
Family lore, says this penny farthing was donated to the Tudor House by my husband’s great grandfather. He was a lamplighter in Southampton and his surname was Glasspool. Can anyone help me find the provenance of the bike?
Hi this avent do u have to pay to get into the tudor house I know the avent is free
Hi, has anyone handed in a blue coat with HUFS written on the back? It would have been the day you had the garden party.
Hi. My eight year old son needs to dress as a Tudor for school next Friday. I was wondering if there was any chance that we could lend a costume or some props? I would be more than happy to leave a deposit. Many thanks.
Hi, I have sent you a query through messenger x
One from my last Sunday visit
Sitting in the cafe admiring the lovely (if untidy) garden through the filthy windows
Tudor House this morning
Are we able to visit the garden only if the house is closed Thank.
Hi all! We were looking forward to coming on the family history walk and, when calling to book this morning, we’re so sad to find it has been cancelled! Is there going to be another one?
Can you confirm that the prices for the family old town walking tour are correct please?