Tudor House & Garden

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Welcome to Southampton’s oldest museum

Tudor House is Southampton’s most important historic building, revealing over 800 years of history in one fascinating location at the heart of the Old Town. The timber-framed building facing St Michael’s Square was built in the late 15th Century, with King John’s Palace, an adjacent Norman house accessible from Tudor House Garden, dating back a further 300 years. Tudor House gives a unique and atmospheric insight into the lives and times of both its residents through the years, and of Southampton itself. It appeals to visitors of all ages and interests, who find the family-friendly activities, interactive technology and fascinating displays a winning combination.

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Dirt, Grime and Disease at Tudor House

02 Apr 2024, 12:00am – 31 Jan 2025, 11:59pm

Tudor House Museum

Bugle St, Southampton
SO14 2AD

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023 8083 4242

Opening Times

Monday 10am – 3pm
Tuesday 10am – 3pm
Wednesday 10am – 3pm
Thursday 10am – 3pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

Shop & Café

Great coffee and locally produced food in our café and fantastic gifts from our museum shop

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Venue Hire

A unique venue for conferences and events at the heart of Southampton’s Old Town.

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An Acclaimed Museum

  • Beautiful house & garden, with friendly and very informative staff. We had a lovely visit.

    Angela Baker Avatar Angela Baker
    23 April 2024

    I had a wonderful visit. The staff welcomed me and answered my questions with knowledge and enthusiasm. A must see on your visit to the UK. Make the trip to Southampton and drop in at The Tudor House!! I will return.

    Christine MIZON Avatar Christine MIZON
    16 April 2024
  • Never knew this little gem existed, really interesting and very friendly and helpful staff definitely recommend

    John Scrivens Avatar John Scrivens
    2 April 2024

    Hired it for a music video. Great venue

    Felix Clement Avatar Felix Clement
    30 March 2024
  • This gorgeous museum is like a escape for me and my son we love it there. The staff is brilliant my son’s now a regular.

    Kalvinder Taak Avatar Kalvinder Taak
    30 March 2024

    Fantastic piece of history. Great value for money and very helpful, enthusiastic staff

    Caitlin Coster Avatar Caitlin Coster
    30 March 2024
  • Excellent

    John Manning Avatar John Manning
    1 March 2024

    Interesting and enjoyed the immersive experience

    Tommy Cheung Avatar Tommy Cheung
    1 March 2024
  • Great place to visit, nice tea rooms, friendly staff.

    bernard duggan Avatar bernard duggan
    1 March 2024

    Ein schönes Haus mitten in der Altstadt. Wir konnten es leider nur von aussen besichtigen.

    Holger Küster Avatar Holger Küster
    1 March 2024
  • Very interesting. Well laid out with visual and audible descriptions

    Stu mote Avatar Stu mote
    30 January 2024

    Met with Santa. We had our meet with Mr and Mrs clause today. The children loved it and the Tudor house was such a lovely venue for this experience. The museum itself was great, interesting with some very nice art and historical pieces. The staff were extremely accommodating, welcoming and helpful. I would highly recommend this santa experience for the whole family. 5 stars doesn’t seem enough.

    Jimmy .L Avatar Jimmy .L
    30 December 2023
  • Es starten ca. alle 10 Minuten neue Touren. Am Anfang sieht man einen gut gemachten Intro Film und geht danach selbst die Räume ab.

    A S Avatar A S
    30 December 2023


    andreas pflamm Avatar andreas pflamm
    11 November 2022
  • Very nice location and staff, ghost stories was fun and engaging.

    Fran Castley Avatar Fran Castley
    11 November 2022

    El edificio de la casa museo está muy bien conservado, la entrada 6 £.por persona, tiene cafetería, lo que me pareció poco cuidado fue el jardín

    Vicky Utrilla Avatar Vicky Utrilla
    4 November 2022
  • Architecture du 13 ème siècle qu’il faut découvrir

    Daniel “Lord of Blackwood” M Avatar Daniel “Lord of Blackwood” M
    4 November 2022

    Tudor House and Garden é um edifício histórico, museu e atração turística. Estabelecido como o primeiro museu de Southampton em 1912. O edifício histórico mais importante de Southampton, a Tudor House, revela mais de 800 anos de história em um local fascinante no coração da Cidade Velha. Apela a visitantes de todas as idades e interesses e que acham as atividades familiares, tecnologia interativa e exibições fascinantes uma combinação vencedora

    João Viegas Avatar João Viegas
    4 November 2022
  • Muy importante para estar

    Raul Osvaldo Coronel Avatar Raul Osvaldo Coronel
    28 October 2022

    Very good place.

    Darren King Avatar Darren King
    28 October 2022
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