Hartlebury Castle and Museum
Hartlebury Castle and Museum
The County Museum at Hartlebury, housed in the former home of the Bishops of Worcester, is a fascinating place to explore.
In the museum galleries you can discover social history, toys through time, travel and transport (including a fantastic display of Gypsy caravans) and the intriguing story of Worcestershire's past.
Visitors can also see room sets such as the schoolroom and scullery, which are regularly brought to life by visiting school children and period rooms that focus on the Victorian and Civil War eras.
A fantastic gift shop, cafe, picnic areas and nature reserve all add up to a great day out. Regular events happen throughout the year including Bank Holidays.
Family Fun: during the school holidays and half terms breaks activity days are held offering a range of fun family craft activities.
The Castle Kitchen Cafe serves a wide range of freshly made meals and snacks. Menu contains a variety of homemade dishes, light lunches and tempting cakes, using many local ingredients as well as organic and fair trade products. Picnic boxes and take away meals are also available for those who prefer to enjoy the picnic area in the Orchard. The Cafe is open the same times as the museum - 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday 11am to 5pm Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays
Organic and fair trade products used, vegetarians catered for.
Our museum shop sells a wide range of quality cards, crafts and gifts to suit all pockets. With areas dedicated to home, garden, arts and toys there is sure to be something to suit everyone. The Worcestershire Guild of Designer Craftsmen have a permanent display and sales area in the museum shop. Displays change regularly and include jewellery, homeware, clothing and decorative pieces.
Disabled toilet facilities.
Baby changing room. Buggy friendly.
Located off the A449, 4 miles south of Kidderminster Accessible by Bus from Worcester, Stourport on Severn and Kidderminster
Telephone: 01299 250416
Adults from £5
5 to 16 years old plus over 60s from £2.50
Family Ticket from £13 (admits 2 adults and 2 children)
Under 5s Free Opening Times: 2016 Opening Details:
The County Museum and the Castle Kitchen Cafe are open from Tuesday 7 January until Tuesday 23 December 2014. 10am to 5pm weekdays (but closed Mondays) and from 11am weekends.
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