EXPLORE HISTORY AT THE TUDOR HOUSE MUSEUM – UPTON ON SEVERN
If you are planning a tour through Worcestershire then you cannot miss the fascinating Tudor House Museum. This quaint old building will provide you with not only information but an incredible display of historic objects related to the town and region.
If you want to find out more about Upton-on-Severn and love to gather information about the historical objects then this place is for you. Moreover, the structure of this beautiful building is very intriguing and an excellent example of Tudor architecture.
The Tudor House Museum is located at 16 Church Street, Upton on Severn in Worcestershire. The opening timings of the museum vary according to the season. It is usually open during winter, from the end of October, only on Sundays from 2 pm to 4 pm.
During the summer months it is open from Tuesday to Sunday and on bank holidays from 1:30 pm till 4:30 pm.
By visiting the Tudor House you will be able to explore the architecture of the period and how it has changed over time. The building is timber-framed and reveals what it was like living in these times. You will be able to view the original wattle and daub on the walls of the building and the carpenter marks on the timber joints which are said to be 500 years old. The Tudor ceilings are definitely worth a second look.
The rooms of the house are also open to view and are literally full of fascinating objects each with its own story to tell. Visitors are encouraged to touch some of the exhibits and experience the textures and craftsmanship for a period when every item was handmade and unique.
You will also be able to experience how the tailor Mr Walton worked in Upton-on-Severn and admire the buttons and linen within the Victorian bedroom. There are wartime relics, collections of glassware as well as the equipment of a traditional period kitchen from around the turn of the last century.
The Tudor House Museum was constructed during in the 17th century. Today, three floors of the house which are dedicated to the display of interesting and local historical objects. Lavender and Mark Beard are the founders of the house museum. When they first acquired the Tudor house it was a restaurant. The dedicated couple then and transformed it into the museum. Lavender was the one to add the kitchenware, pottery, glass, china, old photographs and the tailor’s workshop to the museum.
Apart from that, the museum also has games to play for the children as well as the dressing up box and the Barnaby mouse trail to take you through the house. It is a perfect place to visit with your family.