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Don’t miss this little old gem

Plan to go and check opening times. Worth seeing this building from the past and the gardens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Very Interesting

Enjoyable trip around The Red Lodge, friendly and informative staff. Some school groups were there... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Kirsteen P
Inverness, United Kingdom
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What secrets lie behind the bright red door? Step inside the TARDIS and experience more than 400 years of history in the museum where you feel you have left the modern world behind. From 'royal party house' of the 16th Century to Victorian reform...more
Red Lodge Park Row, Bristol BS1 5LJ, England
+44 117 921 1360
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 May 2014

The Tudor rooms in the Red Lodge are beautifully preserved; plaster ceiling and oak panelling are outstanding. The staff are helpful and keen to promote this jewel in the middle of Bristol. Make time to visit.

5  Thank Janet S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Looking at all the other reviews, I'm clearly in a minority here but I feel that the City Council undervalues what is a beautiful and historically interesting property, makes no serious attempt to promote it nor to put it into context. Its interior is sparse...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan to go and check opening times. Worth seeing this building from the past and the gardens. Unusual decor and plaster work, rich wood panelling and very helpful guides to give full info.

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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Enjoyable trip around The Red Lodge, friendly and informative staff. Some school groups were there when we visited. Central location aswell.

1  Thank Kirsteen P
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a lovely, interesting and well preserved house with good quality guidance ./ information. When I went it was free! I recommend any tourist tries to see this to get a glimpse of Bristol in the past.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This compact free museum/house is well worth a visit. The upstairs rooms are of particular interest with many original Tudor features. The wood paneling & fireplaces are impressive. The staff were welcoming & enthusiastic. If your in town & have 30/45 mins to spare it...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

An excellent young host gave us an in depth picture of the building and it’s phases and changing function. The building contains some beautifully conserved panelling, fire place surrounds, domestic furniture and plasterwork. There is also, now enclosed within a covered yard, a 40 foot...More

Thank treecutter
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We have visited a couple of times. There is always a detail to look more closely. During Christmas the house was decorated and an orchestra was playing taking visitors back in time. Children were taught how make Christmas tree ornaments. All in all very nice...More

Thank Lena P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It's not open every day, so check the opening times before you go. This is a small museum and it takes you only 20 min to finish visiting.

Thank Lingfeng G
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Loved to walk through those rooms. They really can make you want to live in those times. A little bit smaller than I've expected but would go there again.

Thank Mara P
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Hidden off Park Row this Tudor Museum has a wealth of features to fascinate adults and children. A recently discovered well, famous portrait of Queen Elizabeth 1, an Elizabethen Knot Garden with intricately carved furniture and wall panels. It's free to visit, really helpful and...More

3  Thank JulieJosh
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We came to the musuem after reading teh reviews and weren't disappointed. It's a small museum consiting of several Elizabethan and Georgian rooms. There is a human guide and a virtual screen, as well as information leaflets about the purposes of each room. It's free...More

2  Thank ellebtn
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20 June 2015|
Response from trishgwatt | Reviewed this property |
Check wikipedia for the opening times, it varies according different times of the year.