Red House Museum and Gardens is housed in a former workhouse built in 1764. The Georgian building is now filled with a rich variety of displays and objects with a local theme. There’s also a changing programme of temporary exhibitions, ranging from major shows to local arts and crafts.
The well-tended gardens contain many historic flowers and plants and there’s a walled herb garden and woodland walk for visitors to enjoy.
Timed visits to Red House Museum and Gardens take place Thursday – Saturday at 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. Please book a visiting time for each member of your party, including children.
A range of sessions are available for schools including Key Stage 1: Toys, Key Stage 2: Mini Museums; How the Town Began; The Saxons; Into the Workhouse; and, Explore: Connect: Create suitable for KS1, KS2 & KS3.
Two sessions are available for outreach sessions to schools Key stage 1: Telling Tales and Key stage 2: Mystery Objects.
|Toilets for Wheelchair Users|
|Wheelchair Accessability||Level access to ground floor displays, café, shop and gardens and stairs to upper levels. Further access information available on the Museum’s website.|
|Facilities for the Blind / Visually Impaired|