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Address: Bugle Street | St Michael's Square, Southampton SO14 2AD, England
Phone Number:
+44 23 8083 4242
10:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

Tudor House gives a unique and atmospheric insight into the lives and times...

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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we really enjoyed the tour of this place ..it is self guided with audio that was not always easy to figure out ...did not care for the whole Spirits thing for the intro but the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Lloydminster, Canada
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Lloydminster, Canada
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259 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we really enjoyed the tour of this place ..it is self guided with audio that was not always easy to figure out ...did not care for the whole Spirits thing for the intro but the rest was great !! too bad is was wickedly cold the day we went ..this would be lovely in warmer weather but still nice to... More 

Thank rlmptl
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit if you are looking for English History. It has been completely refurbished and is not the tired old building it used to be

Thank aussievet68
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ent for a look round sat outside for a coffee in the sunshine in the beautiful garden. Staff really informative thoroughly enjoyed my time there. A great place to also get coffee and cake in a relaxed peaceful setting

Thank Pinkwooee
Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tudor House and Garden is run by the local council but it does not look like it. There are a number of interactive activities as well as head sets for those which like to hear a bit more information. It runs you through the history of the town through the house. An interesting visit especially around the Tudor time.... More 

Thank JetBoy12
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to the Tudor House this past weekend with my partner. Was such a great experience. I must urge people to take the audio guide with them, it's so informative and has so much fascinating information - also helps with the instructions to tell you where to go as it is a bit of a maze! The introduction display in... More 

Thank Kaius2009
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Have been meaning to visit the Tudor House for ages. The house itself has lots of history dating back hundreds of years. There is a lovely cafe looking out onto the gardens. I used the audio guide which you don't pay extra for. Takes a couple of hours to go around properly. Staff are very welcoming and helpful.

Thank Pamela A
Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I love social history and i need to be reminded about how Southampton was when it was a walled City.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Nothing has changed in the 50 years I was last here............except it is better! Obviously a lot more restoration and interactive things for children to do. A not to be missed visit to see a genuine Tudor house when a lot of the more "modern" structures have disappeared and been replaced in the area. A pint in the nearby Wellington... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

At £4 entry it is very easy to visit. Agree with earlier comments about the beginning and the odd audio-visual presentation being a bit out of keeping with the rest of the house. Good selection of displays in the rooms, though the boards in the garden could do with a clean up - lots of bird poo, leaf litter and... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The strange AV presentation is a bit disconcerting, but after that it is interesting inside, especially the explanation of what the view down to the docks would have been, and the mercantile history of the area. The gardens have some interesting displays, too. A good cafe for tea and cakes.

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