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King John's House & Heritage Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Fascinating little museum

Well worth a visit. This is quite a small museum but is packed with interesting information. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rambling_Pete
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Very interesting old house with great character and attached local museum.

Lovely olde worlde cottage and attached local history museum including the King John Tearooms. You... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
JoJoPeters
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Bordon, Hampshire
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King Johns House Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit. This is quite a small museum but is packed with interesting information. The venue itself is the most important exhibit. An hour of your time well spent.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rambling_Pete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Mum, my Son (14 months) and I were in Romsey today and we came across a lovely looking tea room we waited outside until 10 when it opened. Whilst waiting I checked on the website and it stated that young children and disabled people...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Lovely olde worlde cottage and attached local history museum including the King John Tearooms. You enter the house and museum via the tearooms. We found the museum interesting given the connection with Florence Nightingale which we didn't know about. You need to enter the tearooms...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JoJoPeters
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

The tea shop attached to King Johns House is a lovely place to enjoy time and a chat with friends. It is not large inside but has a lot of character. When the weather allows you can sit outside in the small garden to eat....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

If you like old buildings this is somewhere to visit. Original building dating back to well King John! There is a cafe round the back, which is reasonably priced.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jenjoerin
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had to call in and was impressed with how much history the building spans and full of information. A must see is the bone floor. So unusual. The garden was interesting as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Toni A
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful tearooms set in a lovely garden. Friendly, kind and helpful staff. Interesting complex of medieval, Tudor and Victorian buildings maintained in fantastic condition housing a small but fascinating museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dam B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Well worth a visit in the heart of Romsey opposte the Abbey so you can imagine the history as you are told - simpoly enjoy

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 812foxy
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I have just been on a day out with my parents (me 30s, them 70s) and we all thought it was a splendid little museum, curated with love and affection, and full of interest. The tea room was lovely too, and the staff could not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ellie J
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This small but fully stocked facility is well used by local schools for its workshops housed in one of the best kept historical building . Also has a small cafe which is an experience of its own as well as having the local tourist information...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Sheriff999
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Response from CeeWest | Reviewed this property |
Too late for this person but for future reference: The house and garden is open all year (from their website: 'Monday – Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm all year round. Some Sundays for special events'.) The weather would definitely... More
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